3.3.4 and 3.2.3 Security AdvisoryWednesday, July 8, 2009
Summary ======= Bugzilla is a Web-based bug-tracking system, used by a large number of software projects. This advisory covers one security issue that has recently been fixed in the Bugzilla code: * Bug reporters could confirm their bugs and change their bugs' statuses, even if they didn't have the appropriate permissions. All affected installations are encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible. Vulnerability Details ===================== Class: Unauthorized Bug Change Versions: 3.1.1 through 3.2.3, 3.3.1 through 3.3.4 Fixed In: 3.2.4, 3.4rc1 Description: Users could, in some situations, confirm bugs even if they weren't in the canconfirm group, or set a bug to statuses that they normally didn't have access to. (For example, bug reporters who had no permissions could set their bug to any status, while they are only supposed to be able to close their bug.) Reference: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=495257 Vulnerability Solutions ======================= The fix for the security bug mentioned in this advisory is included in the 3.4rc1 and 3.2.4 releases. Upgrading to one of these releases 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: http://www.bugzilla.org/download/ Credits ======= The Bugzilla team wish to thank the following people/organizations for their assistance in locating, advising us of, and assisting us to fix this issue: Max Kanat-Alexander Frédéric Buclin Bradley Baetz General information about the Bugzilla bug-tracking system can be found at: http://www.bugzilla.org/ 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 forums.