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ESB-2005.0647 -- Debian Security Advisory DSA 778-1 -- New mantis packages fix several vulnerabilities

Date: 22 August 2005

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            ESB-2005.0647 -- Debian Security Advisory DSA 778-1
              New mantis packages fix several vulnerabilities
                              22 August 2005


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           mantis
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 3.1
                   Debian GNU/Linux 3.0
                   UNIX variants
Impact:            Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
                   Cross-site Scripting
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-2557 CAN-2005-2556

Original Bulletin:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 778-1                                        Martin Schulze
August 19th, 2005             
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Package        : mantis
Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CAN-2005-2556 CAN-2005-2557

Two security related problems have been discovered in Mantis, a
web-based bug tracking system.  The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project identifies the following problems:


    A remote attacker could insert arbitrary SQL code into SQL


    A remote attacker was able to insert arbitrary HTML code bug
    reports, hence, cross site scripting.

The old stable distribution (woody) does not seem to be affected by
these problems.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.19.2-4.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.19.2-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your mantis package.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:      568 645a849f54cada06624b040ca106310f
      Size/MD5 checksum:    34601 311c66f058bfd06ef02d97dc0dad4880
      Size/MD5 checksum:  1298615 042c42c6de3bc536181391c1e9b25db3

  Architecture independent components:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   895224 afa2f33377b412779d5710e94b5f68e3

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and<pkg>

Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux)


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