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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
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 a SQL injection and several cross-site scripting
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
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