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phpMyAdmin: Cross Site Request Forgery
Synthesis of the vulnerability
An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of phpMyAdmin, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Impacted products: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, phpMyAdmin, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Consequences: user access/rights.
Provenance: internet client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 28/12/2017.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2018-AVI-001, CVE-2017-1000499, FEDORA-2017-481515e199, FEDORA-2017-cad79c7c6c, openSUSE-SU-2017:3448-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:3451-1, PMASA-2017-9, VIGILANCE-VUL-24897.
Description of the vulnerability
The phpMyAdmin product offers a web service.
However, the origin of queries is not checked. They can for example originate from an image included in an HTML document.
An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of phpMyAdmin, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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