Mantis Most Active bugs cross-site scripting
|mantis-mostactive-xss (39801)||Medium Risk|
Mantis is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the "Most Active" bugs on the "Summary" page to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
Upgrade to the latest version of Mantis (1.1.1 or later), available from SourceForge.net: Files. See References.
- Mantis Bug ID 0008756: "Most active bugs" summary XSS vulnerability .
- SourceForge.net: Files: Mantis - File Release Notes and Changelog - Release Name: 1.1.1.
- BID-27367: Mantis 'Most Active Bugs' Summary Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-0404: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Mantis before 1.1.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors related to the Most active bugs summary.
- OSVDB ID: 40530: Mantis Most Active Bugs Summary Page XSS
- SA28577: Mantis "Most Active" Script Insertion Vulnerability
- VUPEN/ADV-2008-0232: Mantis Most active bugs Summary Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
- Mantis Mantis prior to 1.1.1
Jan 20, 2008
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