Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:58:31 +0100 From: Damien Regad <dregad@...tisbt.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE Request: CAPTCHA bypass in MantisBT Description: There is a weakness on the CAPTCHA system that is used upon registration of a new user that could allow a malicious individual to perform a denial of service attack by indiscriminately creating new accounts, thus generating a high load on the server. Affected versions: <= 1.2.17 Fixed in versions: 1.2.18 (not yet released) Patch: See Github  Credit: Issue was discovered by Alejo Popovici and fixed by Victor Boctor (MantisBT Developer) References: Further details available in our issue tracker  D. Regad MantisBT Developer http://www.mantisbt.org  http://github.com/mantisbt/mantisbt/commit/7bb78e45  https://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=17811
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