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MantisBT "Add Category" Script Insertion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-08-05    Last Update:  2010-09-15    Views:  2,942

Secunia Advisory SA40832

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in MantisBT, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed via the "name" parameter to manage_proj_cat_add.php when creating a project category is not properly sanitised before being used. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious data is being viewed.

Successful exploitation requires "manager" permissions.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.2.2. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.2.3.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Secunia Research

Original Advisory:
Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-103/

MantisBT:
http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/changelog_page.php?project=mantisbt&version=1.2.3
http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=12230

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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