Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3642-1 request-tracker4 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Oct 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1054516.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-41259, CVE-2023-41260.
More information:

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Request Tracker, an extensible trouble-ticket tracking system.

  • CVE-2023-41259

    Tom Wolters reported that Request Tracker is vulnerable to accepting unvalidated RT email headers in incoming email and the mail-gateway REST interface.

  • CVE-2023-41260

    Tom Wolters reported that Request Tracker is vulnerable to information leakage via response messages returned from requests sent via the mail-gateway REST interface.

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 4.4.3-2+deb10u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your request-tracker4 packages.

For the detailed security status of request-tracker4 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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