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phpMyAdmin Cross-Site Request Forgery Flaw Lets Remote Users Modify the Generated Configuration File
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032404
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-3902   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 26 2015
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.0 to prior to,,,
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in phpMyAdmin. A remote user can conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

A remote user can create a specially crafted URL that, when loaded by the target user, will modify the configuration file being generated via phpMyAdmin setup. The active configuration file is not affected.

Inti De Ceukelaire ( reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can modify the configuration file being generation by setup.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,,

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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