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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A new version of Buzilla has been released
4 August 2009
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Bugzilla prior to 3.4.1
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
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3.4 Security Advisory
August 1, 2009
Bugzilla is a Web-based bug-tracking system, used by a large number of
This advisory covers one security issue that has recently been
fixed in the Bugzilla code:
* The names of all products are exposed on show_bug.cgi to any user
who can edit bugs, even products that are normally invisible
to that user.
All affected installations are encouraged to upgrade as soon as
Class: Information Leak
Versions: 3.3.4, 3.4rc1, 3.4
Fixed In: 3.4.1
Description: Normally, users are only supposed to see products that
they can file bugs against in the "Product" drop-down
on the bug-editing page. Instead, users were being shown
all products, even those that they normally could not
see. Any user who could edit any bug could see all product
The fix for the security bug mentioned in this advisory is included
in the 3.4.1 release. Upgrading to this release will protect your
installation from possible exploits of this issue.
Full release downloads, patches to upgrade Bugzilla from previous
versions, and CVS upgrade instructions are available at:
The Bugzilla team wish to thank the following people/organizations for
their assistance in locating, advising us of, and assisting us to fix
General information about the Bugzilla bug-tracking system can be found
Comments and follow-ups can be directed to the mozilla.support.bugzilla
newsgroup or the support-bugzilla mailing list.
http://www.bugzilla.org/support/ has directions for accessing these
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