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CVE-2016-2562

CVE-2016-2562

Severity Score

5.8

Access Vector

NETWORK

Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

NONE

Summary

The checkHTTP function in libraries/Config.class.php in phpMyAdmin 4.5.x before 4.5.5.1 does not verify X.509 certificates from api.github.com SSL servers, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof these servers and obtain sensitive information via a crafted certificate.

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