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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2017-1000499

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.
Severity: 2/4.
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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