3.3.4 and 3.2.3 Security Advisory

Wednesday, Jul 8th, 2009

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:

* 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

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.)

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:



The Bugzilla team wish to thank the following people for their
assistance in locating, advising us of, and assisting us to fix this

Reporter: Bradley Baetz
Fixed by: Max Kanat-Alexander, Frédéric Buclin

General information about the Bugzilla bug-tracking system can be found


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