3.0.4, 3.1.4, and 2.22.4 Security AdvisoryTuesday, Aug 12th, 2008
Summary ======= Bugzilla is a Web-based bug-tracking system used by a large number of software projects. The following security issue has been discovered in Bugzilla: * Local files on the server can be attached to a bug (making them publicly visible) when importing bugs with --attach_path All affected installations are encouraged to upgrade as soon as possible. Vulnerability Details ===================== Class: Directory Traversal Versions: 2.22.1 - 2.22.4, 2.23.3 and higher Description: When importing bugs using importxml.pl, the --attach_path option can be specified, pointing to the directory where attachments to import are stored. If the XML file being read by importxml.pl contains a malicious <data encoding="filename">../relative_path/to/local_file</data> node, the script follows this relative path and attaches the local file pointed by it to the bug, making the file public. The security fix makes sure the relative path is always ignored. Most Bugzilla installations will not be vulnerable, as they do not use --attach_path with importxml.pl. (In fact, most installations don't use importxml.pl at all.) References: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=437169 Vulnerability Solutions ======================= The fix for this issue is included in the releases. Upgrading to a release with the relevant fix will protect your installation from possible exploits of this issue. If you are unable to upgrade but would like to patch just the security vulnerability, there are patches available for the issue at the "References" URL. Full release downloads, patches to upgrade Bugzilla from previous versions, and git 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 this issue: Reporter: Ilja van Sprundel Fixed by: Greg Hendricks, Frédéric Buclin 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.