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Web Attack: Mantisbt Importxml CVE-2014-7146

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature detects attempts of leveraging a vulnerability in XmlImportExport plugin for MantisBT which could lead to execute arbitrary PHP code.

Additional Information

MantisBT is a web-based bug management application implemented in PHP.

XmlImportExport plugin for MantisBT is prone to an arbitrary PHP code-execution vulnerability because it fails to properly validate user-supplied input submitted to the 'description' field of the 'ImportXml.php' script. Specifically, this issue affects the 'preg_replace()' function.

An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary PHP code within the context of the web server.


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