GLSA-200803-04 : Mantis: XSS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31379


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


The 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.
Impact :

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.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Mantis users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mantisbt-1.0.8-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31379

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200803-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/03/07

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mantisbt, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6611

BID: 27045

OSVDB: 39873

GLSA: 200803-04

CWE: 79