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[DSA335] DSA-335-1 mantis

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-335-1 mantis

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

mantis, a PHP/MySQL web based bug tracking system, stores the password
used to access its database in a configuration file which is
world-readable. This could permit a local attacker to read the
password and gain read/write access to the database.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17.1-3.
The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain a mantis
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
We recommend that you update your mantis package.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8059

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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