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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3335-1 (request-tracker4 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

It was discovered that Request Tracker, an extensible trouble-ticket tracking system is susceptible to a cross-site scripting attack via the user and group rights management pages (CVE-2015-5475 ) and via the cryptography interface, allowing an attacker with a carefully-crafted key to inject JavaScript into RT's user interface. Installations which use neither GnuPG nor S/MIME are unaffected by the second cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Affected Software

Affected Software

request-tracker4 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.7-5+deb7u4. The oldstable distribution (wheezy) is only affected by CVE-2015-5475. For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.2.8-3+deb8u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4.2.11-2. We recommend that you upgrade your request-tracker4 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)