3.2.8, 3.4.8, 3.6.2, and 3.7.3 Security Advisory

Tuesday, Nov 2nd, 2010

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:

* There is a way to inject both headers and content to users, causing
a serious Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability.

* It was possible to see graphs from Old Charts even if you did not
have access to a particular product, and you could browse a
particular URL to see all product names.

* YUI 2.8.1, which shipped with Bugzilla starting with 3.7.x,
contained a security vulnerability. The version of YUI shipped
with Bugzilla 4.0rc1 and above has been updated to 2.8.2.

All affected installations are encouraged to upgrade as soon as

Vulnerability Details

Class:       HTTP Response Splitting
Versions:    Every Version Before 3.2.9, 3.4.9, 3.6.3, 4.0rc1
Fixed In:    3.2.9, 3.4.9, 3.6.3, 4.0rc1
Description: By inserting a certain string into a URL, it was possible
to inject both headers and content to any browser that
supported "Server Push" (mostly only Gecko-based browsers
like Firefox). This could lead to Cross-Site Scripting
vulnerabilities, and possibly other more dangerous
security issues as well.
References:  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=600464
CVE Number:  CVE-2010-3172

Class:       Information Leak
Versions:    2.12 to 3.2.8, 3.4.8, 3.6.2, 3.7.3, 4.1
Fixed In:    3.2.9, 3.4.9, 3.6.3, 4.0rc1
Description: The Old Charts system generated graphs with
predictable names into the "graphs/" directory,
which also could be browsed to see its contents.
This allowed unauthorized users to see product names
and charted information about those products over time.
References:  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=419014
CVE Number:  CVE-2010-3764

Class:       Cross-Site Scripting
Versions:    3.7.1 to 3.7.3, 4.1
Fixed In:    4.0rc1
Description: YUI 2.8.1 was vulnerable to a Cross-Site Scripting
vulnerability in certain .swf files. The YUI shipped
with Bugzilla has been updated to 2.8.2.
References:  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=606618

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

Issue 1 Reporter: Masahiro Yamada
Issue 1 Fixed by: Byron Jones

Issue 2 Reporter: Philip Gillissen
Issue 2 Fixed by: Frédéric Buclin, Marc Schumann

Issue 3 Reporter: Max Kanat-Alexander
Issue 3 Fixed by: Max Kanat-Alexander, Frédéric Buclin, Michael Coates

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


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