CVE-2016-1927

Published: 20 February 2016

The suggestPassword function in js/functions.js in phpMyAdmin 4.0.x before 4.0.10.13, 4.4.x before 4.4.15.3, and 4.5.x before 4.5.4 relies on the Math.random JavaScript function, which makes it easier for remote attackers to guess passwords via a brute-force approach.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
phpmyadmin
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4:4.5.4-1)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(4:4.5.4-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(4:4.5.4-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(4:4.5.4-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(4:4.5.4-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(4:4.5.4-1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/6a96e67487f2faecb4de4204fee9b96b94020720 (4.0)
Upstream: https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/2369daa7f5f550797f560e6b46a021e4558c2d72 (4.0)
Upstream: https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/8b6737735be5787d0b98c6cdfe2c7e3131b1bc95 (4.4)
Upstream: https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/5530a72e162fab442218486a90ff3365c96fde98 (4.4)
Upstream: https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/8dedcc1a175eb07debd4fe116407c43694c60b22 (4.5)
Upstream: https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/commit/912856b432d794201884c36e5f390d446339b6e4 (4.5)