GLSA 200809-10 Mantis: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 09/21/2008 06:30 PM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Mantis: Multiple vulnerabilities. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200809-10
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Severity: High
Title: Mantis: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: September 21, 2008
Bugs: #233336
ID: 200809-10

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Mantis.

Background
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Mantis is a PHP/MySQL/Web based bugtracking system.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apps/mantisbt lt; 1.1.2 gt;= 1.1.=
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Description
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Antonio Parata and Francesco Ongaro reported a Cross-Site Request
Forgery vulnerability in manage_user_create.php (CVE-2008-2276), a
Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in return_dynamic_filters.php
(CVE-2008-3331), and an insufficient input validation in
adm_config_set.php (CVE-2008-3332). A directory traversal vulnerability
in core/lang_api.php (CVE-2008-3333) has also been reported.

Impact
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A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute
arbitrary HTML and script code, create arbitrary users with
administrative privileges, execute arbitrary PHP commands, and include
arbitrary files.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Mantis users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=www-apps/mantisbt-1.1.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2008-2276
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2276
[ 2 ] CVE-2008-3331
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3331
[ 3 ] CVE-2008-3332
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3332
[ 4 ] CVE-2008-3333
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3333

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200809-10.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2008 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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