[Phpmyadmin-devel] Redirecting external links

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Mon Jan 31 16:04:15 CET 2011

Michal Čihař a écrit :
> Hi all
> when going to other page, browsers sends Referer header to the next
> server. This could obviously leak some information from the original
> website. Given that we might include in URL possibly sensitive
> information (eg. SQL query), I've added redirector (url.php) inside
> phpMyAdmin, what hides all the parameter and all what the next site can
> see is <PmaAbsoluteUri>/url.php?url=<URL where you go>.
> On the other side, user might want to hide <PmaAbsoluteUri> as well.
> This can be only achieved by using some external redirector, for
> example we could place one at phpmyadmin.net. Any opinions about that?

I'm not sure that this site (hosted on SourceForge.net) can be used for 
this purpose.

How about generating these redirections via js? I have seen this somewhere.

Marc Delisle

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