Debian DSA-778-1 : mantis - missing input sanitising

high Nessus Plugin ID 19475
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Two security related problems have been discovered in Mantis, a web-based bug tracking system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CAN-2005-2556 A remote attacker could supply a specially crafted URL to scan arbitrary ports on arbitrary hosts that may not be accessible otherwise.

- CAN-2005-2557

A remote attacker was able to insert arbitrary HTML code in bug reports, hence, cross site scripting.

- CAN-2005-3090

A remote attacker was able to insert arbitrary HTML code in bug reports, hence, cross site scripting.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not seem to be affected by these problems.

Solution

Upgrade the mantis package.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 0.19.2-4.

See Also

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-778

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19475

File Name: debian_DSA-778.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/23/2005

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mantis, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/19/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/22/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2556, CVE-2005-2557, CVE-2005-3090, CVE-2005-3091

BID: 14604

DSA: 778