Multiple vulnerabilities in extension "phpMyAdmin" (phpmyadmin)

Categories: Development 123 Created by Torben Hansen
It has been discovered that the extension "phpMyAdmin" (phpmyadmin) is susceptible to Arbitrary file read and SQL injection.

Problem Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the phpMyAdmin component.

Solution

An updated version 5.3.0  is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at https://typo3.org/extensions/repository/download/phpmyadmin/5.3.0/zip/
Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible. 

Note: In general the TYPO3 Security Team recommends to not use any extension that bundles database or file management tools on production TYPO3 websites.
 

Credits

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.