Denial of service (DOS) attack by for loops
A vulnerability has been reported where a malicious authorized user can cause a denial-of-service (DOS) attack on a server by passing large values to a loop.
We consider this issue to be of moderate severity.
All 4.6.x versions (prior to 4.6.4), 4.4.x versions (prior to 220.127.116.11), and 4.0.x versions (prior to 18.104.22.168) are affected
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.6.4, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, or newer or apply patch listed below.
Thanks to Emanuel Bronshtein @e3amn2l for reporting this vulnerability.
Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2016-6623
CWE ids: CWE-661
The following commits have been made on the 4.0 branch to fix this issue:
The following commits have been made on the 4.4 branch to fix this issue:
The following commits have been made on the 4.6 branch to fix this issue:
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