Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in extension phpMyAdmin (phpmyadmin)

It has been discovered that the extension "phpMyAdmin" (phpmyadmin) is susceptible to Cross-Site Scripting.

Release Date: November 5, 2014

Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.

Affected Versions: 4.18.0, 4.18.1, 4.18.2 and 4.18.3

Vulnerability Type: XSS

Severity: Low

Suggested CVSS v2.0: AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N/E:ND/RL:O/RC:C

References: PMASA-2014-11

Related CVE: CVE-2014-7217

Problem Description: Crafted database content can trigger XSS in table search and table structure pages.

Solution: An updated version 4.18.4 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.

Credits: The vendor of the phpMyAdmin upstream software credits Ashutosh Dhundhara. Thanks to Andreas Beutel for providing a TYPO3 extension package with an updated phpMyAdmin version.

General advice: Follow the recommendations that are given in the TYPO3 Security Guide. Please subscribe to the typo3-announce mailing list to receive future Security Bulletins via E-mail.