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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   phpMyAdmin Vendors:   phpMyAdmin Development Team
phpMyAdmin Bug May Disclose CSRF Token to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031871
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-2206   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 10 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions,,
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in phpMyAdmin. A remote user can bypass cross-site request forgery protection.

A remote user can conduct a BREACH HTTP compression attack with a large number of specially crafted requests to determine the CSRF token value.

The vulnerability resides in 'libraries/select_lang.lib.php'.

Jian Jiang ( and Xiaofeng Zheng ( reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass cross-site request forgery protection.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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