Release Date: March 10, 2016
Component Type: Third party extension. This extension is not a part of the TYPO3 default installation.
Affected Versions: 5.1.4 and below
Vulnerability Type: Unsafe Comparison of XSRF/CSRF token, Full Path Disclosure, Cross-Site Scripting, Insecure Password Generation
Related CVE: CVE-2016-2039, CVE-2016-2041 (XSRF/CSRF), CVE-2015-8669, CVE-2016-2038, CVE-2016-2042 (FPD), CVE-2016-2040, CVE-2016-2043 (XSS) and CVE-2016-1927 (IPG)
Problem Description: Due to missing and wrong user input validation phpMyAdmin is susceptible to multiple vulnerabilities.
Solution: An updated version 5.1.5 is available from the TYPO3 extension manager and at https://typo3.org/extensions/repository/download/phpmyadmin/5.1.5/t3x/. 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.