Debian Security Advisory

DSA-1467-1 mantis -- several vulnerabilities

Date Reported:
19 Jan 2008
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 402802, Bug 458377.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2006-6574, CVE-2007-6611.
More information:

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mantis, a web based bug tracking system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

  • CVE-2006-6574

    Custom fields were not appropriately protected by per-item access control, allowing for sensitive data to be published.

  • CVE-2007-6611

    Multiple cross site scripting issues allowed a remote attacker to insert malicious HTML or web script into Mantis web pages.

For the old stable distribution (sarge), these problems have been fixed in version 0.19.2-5sarge5.

The stable distribution (etch) is not affected by these problems.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.8-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your mantis package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)

Architecture-independent component:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.