USN-4200-1: Redmine vulnerabilities

26 November 2019

redmine vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 19.04
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in redmine.

Software Description

  • 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 versions:

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:

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