3.2rc1, 3.0.5, 2.22.5, and 2.20.6 Security AdvisoryNov 6, 2008
Summary ======= Bugzilla is a Web-based bug-tracking system, used by a large number of software projects. This advisory covers a minor security issue that has recently been fixed in the Bugzilla code: * Unprivileged users can approve/unapprove all quips All affected installations are encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible. Vulnerability Details ===================== Class: Manipulation of Data Versions: 2.17.4 and higher Description: Quips, which are displayed at the top of bug lists, can be suggested by all users, but administrators can control which ones to display. By using a well crafted URL, unprivileged users can bypass access checks and approve or disapprove quips themselves. Reference: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=449931 Vulnerability Solutions ======================= The fix for the security bug mentioned in this advisory is included in the 3.2 RC2, 3.0.6, 2.22.6, and 2.20.7 releases. Upgrading to these releases will protect installations from possible exploits of this issue. Full release downloads, patches to upgrade Bugzilla from previous versions, and CVS upgrade instructions are available at: https://www.bugzilla.org/download/ Credits ======= The Bugzilla team wish to thank the following people for their assistance in locating, advising us of, and assisting us to fix these issues: Robin H. Johnson Frédéric Buclin Alexander Færøy General information about the Bugzilla bug-tracking system can be found at: https://www.bugzilla.org/ Comments and follow-ups can be directed to the mozilla.support.bugzilla newsgroup or the support-bugzilla mailing list. https://www.bugzilla.org/support/ has directions for accessing these forums.