Denial of service (DOS) attack by changing password to a very long string
An authenticated user can trigger a denial-of-service (DOS) attack by entering a very long password at the change password dialog.
We consider this vulnerability to be serious.
All 4.6.x versions (prior to 4.6.4), 4.4.x versions (prior to 18.104.22.168), and 4.0.x versions (prior to 22.214.171.124) are affected
Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.6.4, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, or newer or apply patch listed below.
Thanks to Emanuel Bronshtein @e3amn2l for reporting this vulnerability.
Assigned CVE ids: CVE-2016-6630
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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