BBCode injection vulnerability
With a crafted login request it is possible to inject BBCode in the login page.
We consider this vulnerability to be severe.
This exploit requires phpMyAdmin to be configured with the "cookie" auth_type; other authentication methods are not affected.
All 4.6.x versions (prior to 4.6.5) are affected.
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.6.5 or newer or apply patch listed below.
Thanks to Emanuel Bronshtein @e3amn2l for reporting this vulnerability.
Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2016-9862
CWE ids: CWE-661
The following commits have been made on the 4.6 branch to fix this issue:
For further information and in case of questions, please contact the phpMyAdmin team. Our website is phpmyadmin.net.