[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: phpMyAdmin-

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-07-17 03:13:41

Name        : phpMyAdmin
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     :
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://www.phpmyadmin.net/
Summary     : Web based MySQL browser written in php
Description :
phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of
MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases,
create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement,
manage keys on fields, manage privileges,export data into various formats and
is available in 50 languages

Update Information:

This update solves a not yet clearly documented security issue with phpMyAdmin.
- [interface] New field cannot be auto-increment and primary key   - [dbi]
Incorrect interpretation for some mysqli field flags   - [display] part 1: do
not display a TEXT utf8_bin as BLOB (fixed for mysqli extension only)  -
[interface] sanitize the after_field parameter, thanks to Norman Hippert  -
[structure] do not remove the BINARY attribute in drop-down   - [session]
Overriding session.hash_bits_per_character   - [interface] sanitize the table
comments in table print view, thanks to Norman Hippert  - [general]
Auto_Increment selected for TimeStamp by Default  - [display] No tilde for
InnoDB row counter when we know it for sure, thanks to Vladyslav Bakayev -
dandy76   - [display] alt text causes duplicated strings  - [interface] Cannot
upload BLOB into existing row   - [export] HTML in exports getting corrupted,
thanks to Jason Judge - jasonjudge  - [interface] BINARY not treated as BLOB:
update/delete issues   - [security] protection against XSS when register_globals
is on and .htaccess has no effect, thanks to Tim Starling  - [export] Firefox 3
and .sql.gz (corrupted); detect Gecko 1.9, thanks to Juergen Wind  - [security]
XSRF/CSRF by manipulating the db, convcharset and collation_connection
parameters, thanks to YGN Ethical Hacker Group

* Tue Jul 15 2008 Robert Scheck <robert at fedoraproject.org>
- Upstream released (#455520)
* Mon Jun 23 2008 Robert Scheck <robert at fedoraproject.org> 2.11.7-1
- Upstream released 2.11.7 (#452497)
* Tue Apr 29 2008 Robert Scheck <robert at fedoraproject.org> 2.11.6-1
- Upstream released 2.11.6

  [ 1 ] Bug #455520 - phpMyAdmin: XSRF/CSRF by manipulating the db

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update phpMyAdmin' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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