DoS vulnerability with long passwords.
With very long passwords it was possible to initiate a denial of service attack on phpMyAdmin.
We consider this vulnerability to be serious.
This vulnerability can be mitigated by configuring throttling in the webserver.
Versions 4.0.x (prior to 188.8.131.52), 4.1.x (prior to 184.108.40.206) and 4.2.x (prior to 220.127.116.11) are affected.
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 18.104.22.168 or newer, or 22.214.171.124 or newer, or 126.96.36.199 or newer, or apply the patch listed below.
Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2014-9218
The following commits have been made to fix this issue:
The following commits have been made on the 4.0 branch to fix this issue:
The following commits have been made on the 4.1 branch to fix this issue:
For further information and in case of questions, please contact the phpMyAdmin team. Our website is phpmyadmin.net.