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[DSA335] DSA-335-1 mantis Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
mantis, a PHP/MySQL web based bug tracking system, stores the password
used to access its database in a configuration file which is
world-readable. This could allow a local attacker to read the
password and gain read/write access to the database.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain a mantis
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
We recommend that you update your mantis package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-335
Threat Level: High
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