phpMyAdmin up to sql injection

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A vulnerability was found in phpMyAdmin up to (Database Administration Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-89. The product constructs all or part of an SQL command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended SQL command when it is sent to a downstream component. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

SQL injection vulnerability in the PDF schema generator functionality in phpMyAdmin 2.11.x before and 3.x before allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via unspecified interface parameters.

The weakness was disclosed 10/16/2009 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2009-3697. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1505 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 44783 (Debian DSA-1918-1 : phpmyadmin - several vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 12324 (phpMyAdmin SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities (PMASA-2009-6)).

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (53741) and Tenable (44783). The entry 50461 is pretty similar.






CPE 2.3info

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Class: Sql injection
CWE: CWE-89 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1505

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 44783
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-1918-1 : phpmyadmin - several vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 66102
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 1918-1 (phpmyadmin)
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Upgrade: phpMyAdmin


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Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2009-3697 (🔍)

X-Force: 53741
Vulnerability Center: 23764 - phpMyAdmin 2.11- and 3- PDF Schema Generator SQL Injection Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 36658 - phpMyAdmin SQL Injection and Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 08/24/2021 02:05 AM
Changes: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM (60), 02/15/2017 09:35 AM (9), 08/24/2021 01:57 AM (4), 08/24/2021 02:05 AM (1)
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