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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   phpMyAdmin Vendors:   phpMyAdmin Development Team
phpMyAdmin Lets Remote Users Bypass reCaptcha Feature on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033546
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6830   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 14 2015
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.3.x prior to, 4.4.x prior to
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in phpMyAdmin. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

A remote user can complete the reCaptcha test once and then bypass any additional reCaptcha tests and conduct a brute force password guessing attack.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass reCaptcha tests to conduct brute force password guessing attacks against the target system.
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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