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[GLSA-200509-16] Mantis: XSS and SQL injection vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Mantis: XSS and SQL injection vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200509-16
(Mantis: XSS and SQL injection vulnerabilities)


Mantis fails to properly sanitize untrusted input before using it.
This leads to an SQL injection and several cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities.

Impact

A possible hacker could possibly use the SQL injection vulnerability to
access or modify information from the Mantis database. Furthermore the
cross-site scripting issues give a possible hacker the ability to inject and
execute malicious script code or to steal cookie-based authentication
credentials, potentially compromising the victim's browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2556
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2557
http://secunia.com/advisories/16506/


Solution:
All Mantis users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/mantisbt-0.19.2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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