Intrusion Prevention

phpMyAdmin.getRegexReplaceRows.Code.Injection

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a remote Code Execution vulnerability in phpMyAdmin.
The vulnerability is caused by insufficient sanitizing in the "find" parameter passed to "tbl_find_replace.php". A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

phpMyAdmin 4.0.x before 4.0.10.16
phpMyAdmin 4.4.x before 4.4.15.7
phpMyAdmin 4.6.x before 4.6.3

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's website for updates.
https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2016-27/

CVE References

CVE-2016-5734