phpMyAdmin is an awesome web-based database management tool. Learning phpMyAdmin MySQL administration can come in very handy for bloggers and web-developers. This post introduces the recently released phpMyAdmin 4.2.6 update.
What’s New in phpMyAdmin 4.2.6
phpMyAdmin 4.2.6 comes with many fixes:
– bug #4471 Undefined index warning with referenced column.
– bug #4027 $cfg[‘MaxExactCount’] is ignored when BROWSING is back
– bug #4482 Multi Column sorting (improved user experience)
– bug #4478 Server validation does not work while in setup/mysqli
– bug Undefined variable when grid editing a foreign key column
– bug #4481 mult_submits.inc.php Undefined variable Error
– bug #4485 Sorting breaks the copy column feature
– bug #4489 Incorrect detection of privileges for routine creation
– bug #4459 First few characters of database name aren’t clickable when expanded
– bug #4486 [security] XSS injection due to unescaped table comment
– bug #4488 [security] XSS injection due to unescaped table name (triggers)
– bug #4492 [security] XSS in AJAX confirmation messages
– bug #4491 [security] Missing validation for accessing User groups feature
Installation and Configuration Instructions
If you followed our installation guide for Ubuntu, then you can upgrade to phpMyAdmin 4.2.6 using the following commands:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
That’s it. Enjoy administering your databases using the improved web interface of phpMyAdmin 4.2.6.