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Announcement-ID: PMASA-2014-9

Date: 2014-08-17


XSS in view operations page.


With a crafted view name it is possible to trigger an XSS when dropping the view in view operation page.


We consider this vulnerability to be non critical.

Mitigation factor

This vulnerability can be triggered only by someone who is logged in to phpMyAdmin, as the usual token protection prevents non-logged-in users from accessing the required pages.

Affected Versions

Versions 4.1.x (prior to and 4.2.x (prior to are affected.


Upgrade to phpMyAdmin or newer, or or newer, or apply the patch listed below.


Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2014-5274

CWE ids: CWE-661 CWE-79


The following commits have been made to fix this issue:

The following commits have been made on the 4.1 branch to fix this issue:

More information

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