GLSA-200803-04 : Mantis: XSS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31379
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-04 (Mantis: XSS)
seiji reported that the filename for the uploaded file in bug_report.php is not properly sanitised before being stored.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Mantis users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mantisbt-1.0.8-r1'