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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200803-04 ] Mantis: Cross-Site Scripting Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Mantis: Cross-Site Scripting (GLSA 200803-04)
Severity: low
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 03, 2008
Bug(s): #203791
ID: 200803-04

Synopsis

A persistent Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability has been discovered in Mantis.

Background

Mantis is a web-based bug tracking system.

Affected Packages

Package: www-apps/mantisbt
Vulnerable: < 1.0.8-r1
Unaffected: >= 1.0.8-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

seiji reported that the filename for the uploaded file in bug_report.php is not properly sanitised before being stored.

Impact

A remote attacker could upload a file with a specially crafted to a bug report, resulting in the execution of arbitrary HTML and script code within the context of the users's browser. Note that this vulnerability is only exploitable by authenticated users.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Mantis users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/mantisbt-1.0.8-r1"


References

CVE-2007-6611
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