Vulnerability in phpMyAdmin Requires Immediate Patch Jan 2018

A critical CSRF Vulnerability in phpMyAdmin Database administration tool has been found and a patch is available for all computers and servers running the MySQL database.

If you are self-hosted and manage your own server, update phpMyAdmin immediately.

Seron Security has already ensured that phpMyAdmin is already patched.

The flaw affects phpMyAdmin versions 4.7.x prior to 4.7.7.

Now, what is phpMyAdmin?

MySQL is an open source database program, and phpMyAdmin is the free, open source tool that makes the administration and use of MySQL easier to manage. It is not a database. It is a database manager. You can easily search and replace data in the database, make changes, and do other maintenance and utility tasks in the database.