Directory traversal vulnerability in libraries/display_tbl.lib.php in phpMyAdmin 3.x before and 3.4.x before, when a certain MIME transformation feature is enabled, allows remote authenticated users to include and execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in a GLOBALS[mime_map][$meta->name][transformation] parameter.
Published 2011-07-14 23:55:05
Updated 2018-10-09 19:32:34
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-2508

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 96 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-2508

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

CWE ids for CVE-2011-2508

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
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References for CVE-2011-2508

Products affected by CVE-2011-2508

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