Debian Security Advisory
DSA-335-1 mantis -- incorrect permissions
- Date Reported:
- 28 Jun 2003
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Bugtraq database (at SecurityFocus): BugTraq ID 8059.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2003-0499.
- More information:
mantis, a PHP/MySQL web based bug tracking system, stores the password used to access its database in a configuration file which is world-readable. This could allow a local attacker to read the password and gain read/write access to the database.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.17.1-3.
The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain a mantis package.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version 0.17.5-6.
We recommend that you update your mantis package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.