OSVDB ID: 84587

Title: phpMyAdmin show_config_errors.php Error Message Path Disclosure (2012-4219)

Info

Disclosure

Aug 04, 2012

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Aug 04, 2012

Description

phpMyAdmin contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker causes an error message in show_config_errors.php script, which discloses the software's installation path resulting in a loss of confidentiality. While such information is relatively low risk, it is often useful in carrying out additional, more focused attacks.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.5.2.1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

phpMyAdmin Devel Team

phpMyAdmin

3.5.2

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/84587