3.4.3 and 3.5.1 Security Advisory

Wednesday, Nov 18th, 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:

* Aliases of hidden bugs would show up in the "Depends On" and "Blocks"
list of other bugs, even if you didn't have permission to see the
hidden bugs.

All affected installations are encouraged to upgrade as soon as

Vulnerability Details

Class:       Information Leak
Versions:    3.3.2 to 3.4.3, 3.5 to 3.5.1
Fixed In:    3.4.4, 3.5.2
Description: When a bug is in a group, none of its information
(other than its status and resolution) should be visible
to users outside that group. It was discovered that
as of 3.3.2, Bugzilla was showing the alias of the bug 
(a very short string used as a shortcut for looking up
the bug) to users outside of the group, if the protected
bug ended up in the "Depends On" or "Blocks" list of any
other bug.
References:  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=529416
CVE Number:  CVE-2009-3386

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: Jesse Ruderman
Fixed by: Dave Miller, Frédéric Buclin, Max Kanat-Alexander

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