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Announcement-ID: PMASA-2011-2

Date: 2011-02-11


SQL query could be executed under another user.


It was possible to create a bookmark which would be executed unintentionally by other users.


We consider this vulnerability to be critical.

Mitigation factor

To use this vulnerability, phpMyAdmin configuration storage needs to be set up and enabled and bookmarks function needs to be enabled.

Affected Versions

The 2.11.x and 3.3.x versions are affected.


Upgrade to phpMyAdmin or newer ( or newer for the older family) or apply the related patch listed below.


This issue was found by Michal Čihař.

Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2011-0987

CWE ids: CWE-661 CWE-89


The following commits have been made to fix this issue:

The following commits have been made on the 2.11 branch to fix this issue:

More information

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