Vulnerability – Backdoor in phpMyAdmin

Posted: September 25, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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phpMyAdminBackdoor in phpMyAdmin

Severity Rating: Critical
Number of vulnerabilities: 1
Impact: System Compromise
Affected products: phpMyAdmin 3.x
Affected versions: phpMyAdmin


The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the presence of a backdoor in the source code (file server_sync.php), accessible through the mirror “cdnetworks-kr-1” SourceForge. A remote user can execute arbitrary PHP code on the target system.

Manufacturer URL:

Solution: Install the latest version from the manufacturer.


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