Mantis: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 200812-07 / mantisbt
||December 02, 2008
||December 02, 2008: 01
All supported architectures
#238570, #241940, #242722
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mantis, the most severe of
which leading to the remote execution of arbitrary code.
Mantis is a PHP/MySQL/Web based bugtracking system.
Multiple issues have been reported in Mantis:
EgiX reported that manage_proj_page.php does not correctly sanitize the
sort parameter before passing it to create_function() in
Privileges of viewers are not sufficiently checked before composing a
link with issue data in the source anchor (CVE-2008-4688).
Mantis does not unset the session cookie during logout (CVE-2008-4689).
Mantis does not set the secure flag for the session cookie in an HTTPS
Remote unauthenticated attackers could exploit these vulnerabilities to
execute arbitrary PHP commands, disclose sensitive issue data, or
hijack a user's sessions.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Mantis users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/mantisbt-1.1.4-r1"