Static code injection vulnerability in setup.php in phpMyAdmin 2.11.x before and 3.x before allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary PHP code into a configuration file via the save action.
Published 2009-03-26 14:30:00
Updated 2018-10-10 19:34:26
Source MITRE
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CVE-2009-1151 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
phpMyAdmin Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Setup script used to generate configuration can be fooled using a crafted POST request to include arbitrary PHP code in generated configuration file.
Added on 2022-03-25 Action due date 2022-04-15

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1151

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2009-1151

  • PhpMyAdmin Config File Code Injection
    Disclosure Date: 2009-03-24
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a vulnerability in phpMyAdmin's setup feature which allows an attacker to inject arbitrary PHP code into a configuration file. The original advisory says the vulnerability is present in phpMyAdmin versions 2.11.x < and 3.x < 3.

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1151

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2009-1151

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
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Products affected by CVE-2009-1151

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