[Phpmyadmin-devel] Re: phpMyAdmin 'sql_query' Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Code Execution

Garvin Hicking phpmyadmin at supergarv.de
Thu Apr 20 02:22:03 CEST 2006


>> Actually that's not a solution to the problem. PMA needs to be fed SQL
>> commands, and we need to accept the via POST.
> yes, but we should escape it before displaying in browser

Ah, I overread that. Yes, escaping SQL when displaying it would be wise.

>> 1. We need to utilize sessions. Only via sessions, form tokens could be
>> easily implemented, because a server-token needs to be compared with a
>> client-token.
> sessions already utilized

Seems I missed that, too. Since when does PMA use sessions, and what are they
currently used for? Did I also miss session saving of large SQL queries when
browsing rows to get rid of the "?" editing buttons and max-GET-length exceeded

Best regards,

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