Security fix: phpMyAdmin 4.7.8 is released

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Welcome to phpMyAdmin 4.7.8, a security releaes also containing regular maintenance bug fixes.

The security fix relates to a self-XSS vulnerability in the central columns feature
that is reported as PMASA-2018-1 https://www.phpmyadmin.net/security/PMASA-2018-1/. Thanks to Mayur Udiniya https://www.linkedin.com/in/mayur-udiniya-09247b129/ for finding and responsibly disclosing this flaw.

We recommend all users upgrade to resolve this security problem.

A complete list of new features and bugs that have been fixed is available in the ChangeLog file or
changelog.php included with this release.

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Notable changes since 4.7.7:

  • Fixed error handling with PHP 7.2
  • Fixed resetting default setting values
  • Fixed fallback value for collation connection

Additionally, there have been continuous improvements to many of the translations.
If you don’t see your language or find a problem, you can contribute too; see
https://www.phpmyadmin.net/translate/ for details.

As always, downloads are available at https://www.phpmyadmin.net

Thanks to our sponsors for helping to make this work possible!

The phpMyAdmin Team

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