Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: Version 3.2.0 and all versions below
Vulnerability Type: Code execution vulnerability
Problem Description: Failing to filter user input the extension is susceptible to Code exection making it possible to execute arbitrary Shell Code.
Solution: An updated version 3.3.0 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/phpmyadmin/3.3.0/. Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.
Credits: The issue in phpMyAdmin was originally found by Norman Hippert. Furthermore the TYPO3 Security Team wishes to thank the extension maintainer Andreas Kundoch for fixing the issue by upgrading phpMyAdmin to the latest stable version.