MantisBT up to 2.15.0 Edit Filter Page manage_filter_edit_page.php cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in MantisBT up to 2.15.0 (Bug Tracking Software). This affects some unknown processing of the file manage_filter_edit_page.php of the component Edit Filter Page. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. This is going to have an impact on integrity.

The bug was discovered 07/13/2018. The weakness was presented 08/03/2018 (GitHub Repository). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-14504 since 07/22/2018. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 16 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:manage_filter_edit_page.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 111403 (FreeBSD : mantis -- multiple vulnerabilities (0822a4cf-9318-11e8-8d88-00e04c1ea73d)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (111403). See 120165 for similar entry.





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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.9

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.8
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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Nessus ID: 111403
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : mantis -- multiple vulnerabilities (0822a4cf-9318-11e8-8d88-00e04c1ea73d)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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07/13/2018 🔍
07/22/2018 +8 days 🔍
07/29/2018 +7 days 🔍
07/30/2018 +1 days 🔍
08/03/2018 +3 days 🔍
08/03/2018 +0 days 🔍
08/04/2018 +1 days 🔍
04/29/2023 +1729 days 🔍


Advisory: 8b5fa243dbf04344a55fe880135ec149fc1f439f
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-14504 (🔍)
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Created: 08/04/2018 08:20 AM
Updated: 04/29/2023 02:27 PM
Changes: 08/04/2018 08:20 AM (70), 03/13/2020 09:03 AM (2), 04/29/2023 02:27 PM (5)
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