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Announcement-ID: PMASA-2011-20

Date: 2011-12-21


XSS in export.


Using crafted url parameters, it was possible to produce XSS on the export panels in the server, database and table sections.


We consider these vulnerabilities to be non critical.

Mitigation factor

These attacks are unlikely to succeed on a victim. Moreover, all these attacks require that the user be already logged in and that a valid token be part of the request.

Affected Versions

Versions 3.4.x are affected.


Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 3.4.9 or newer or apply the related patches listed below.


Thanks to Nils Juenemann for reporting a vulnerable url parameter.

Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2011-4780

CWE ids: CWE-661 CWE-79


The following commits have been made to fix this issue:

More information

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