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Mantis: Cross-Site Scripting



Mantis: Cross-Site Scripting
Mantis: Cross-Site Scripting



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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200803-04
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  Severity: Low
     Title: Mantis: Cross-Site Scripting
      Date: March 03, 2008
      Bugs: #203791
        ID: 200803-04

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

Background
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Mantis is a web-based bug tracking system.

Affected packages
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     Package            /  Vulnerable  /                    Unaffected
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  1  www-apps/mantisbt     < 1.0.8-r1                      >= 1.0.8-r1

Description
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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
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Mantis users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/mantisbt-1.0.8-r1"

References
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  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-6611
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6611 

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-04.xml 

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at 
http://bugs.gentoo.org. 

License
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Copyright 2008 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 
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