MantisBT search.php match_type Parameter XSS

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server hosts a PHP script that is affected by a cross-
site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

The version of MantisBT installed on the remote host fails to properly
sanitize user-supplied input to the 'match_type' parameter of the
'search.php' script before using it to generate dynamic HTML output. An
attacker may be able to leverage this to inject arbitrary HTML and
script code into a user's browser to be executed within the security
context of the affected site.

Note that the install is also likely to be affected by additional
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities as well as an unauthorized status
update flaw, although Nessus has not tested for these additional

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to version 1.2.13 or later or apply the patch from the
referenced URL.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses : XSS

Nessus Plugin ID: 64490 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57456

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0197

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