MantisBT up to 1.3.7/2.1.1/2.2.1 move_attachments_page.php type cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in MantisBT up to 1.3.7/2.1.1/2.2.1 (Bug Tracking Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the file move_attachments_page.php. The manipulation of the argument type as part of a Attachment leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The bug was discovered 03/17/2017. The weakness was shared 03/31/2017 by Venustech (oss-sec). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2017-7241 since 03/23/2017. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 14 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 1.3.8, 2.1.2 or 2.2.2 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 97253). The entries 99108 and 99112 are related to this item.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4

VulDB Base Score: 2.4
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Class: Cross site scripting
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 801692
OpenVAS Name: MantisBT Multiple Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities (Windows)
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Upgrade: MantisBT 1.3.8/2.1.2/2.2.2


03/17/2017 🔍
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Researcher: Venustech
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CVE: CVE-2017-7241 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 97253 - MantisBT CVE-2017-7241 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-7241 - MantisBT - Cross-Site Scripting Issue

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Created: 03/31/2017 10:47 AM
Updated: 08/24/2020 09:50 AM
Changes: (5) vulnerability_discoverydate advisory_confirm_url source_osvdb_title source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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