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                    USN-4200-1: Redmine vulnerabilities
                             26 November 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Redmine
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-18890 CVE-2019-17427 

Reference:         ESB-2019.4383

Original Bulletin: 

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USN-4200-1: Redmine vulnerabilities
26 November 2019

redmine vulnerabilities
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  o Ubuntu 19.04
  o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in redmine.

Software Description

  o redmine - flexible project management web application


It was discovered that Redmine incorrectly handle certain inputs that could
cause textile formatting errors. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause a XSS attack. (CVE-2019-17427)

It was discovered that an SQL injection could allow users to access protected
information via a crafted object query. (CVE-2019-18890)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package

Ubuntu 19.04
    redmine - 4.0.1-2ubuntu0.1
    redmine-mysql - 4.0.1-2ubuntu0.1
    redmine-pgsql - 4.0.1-2ubuntu0.1
    redmine-sqlite - 4.0.1-2ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    redmine - 3.4.4-1ubuntu0.1
    redmine-mysql - 3.4.4-1ubuntu0.1
    redmine-pgsql - 3.4.4-1ubuntu0.1
    redmine-sqlite - 3.4.4-1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    redmine - 3.2.1-2ubuntu0.2
    redmine-mysql - 3.2.1-2ubuntu0.2
    redmine-pgsql - 3.2.1-2ubuntu0.2
    redmine-sqlite - 3.2.1-2ubuntu0.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://
wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades .

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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