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

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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 :

An attacker could possibly use the SQL injection vulnerability to
access or modify information from the Mantis database. Furthermore the
cross-site scripting issues give an attacker 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.

See also :

http://secunia.com/advisories/16506/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-16.xml

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19815 (gentoo_GLSA-200509-16.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2556
CVE-2005-2557