phpMyAdmin prior to 4.8.6 SQLi vulnerablity (PMASA-2019-3)
High Nessus Plugin ID 125855
SynopsisThe remote web server hosts a PHP application that is affected by SQLi vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its self-reported version number, the phpMyAdmin application hosted on the remote web server is prior to 4.8.6. It is, therefore, affected by a SQL injection (SQLi) vulnerability that exists in designer feature of phpMyAdmin. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the back-end database, resulting in the disclosure or manipulation of arbitrary data.
Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpgrade to phpMyAdmin version 4.8.6 or later.
Alternatively, apply the patches referenced in the vendor advisories.