about phpMyAdmin setup.php XSS vulnerability


phpMyAdmin version was released to fix this, along with a security announcement: http://www.phpmyadmin.net/home_page/security.php?issue=PMASA-2007-5

which contains a mitigating factor:

"We could only trigger it when using Internet Explorer with the 'send URLs as UTF8' setting disabled. The default value of this setting being 'enabled' reduces the impact of this problem."

For distros who prefer a small patch:

Marc Delisle, for the team