CVE-2014-9117

NameCVE-2014-9117
DescriptionMantisBT before 1.2.18 uses the public_key parameter value as the key to the CAPTCHA answer, which allows remote attackers to bypass the CAPTCHA protection mechanism by leveraging knowledge of a CAPTCHA answer for a public_key parameter value, as demonstrated by E4652 for the public_key value 0.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3120-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mantis (PTS)wheezy1.2.18-1fixed
wheezy (security)1.2.18-1+deb7u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mantissource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
mantissourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
mantissourcewheezy1.2.18-1mediumDSA-3120-1

Notes

[squeeze] - mantis <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)
http://github.com/mantisbt/mantisbt/commit/7bb78e4581ff1092c811ea96582fe602624cdcdd
https://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=17811

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