5.0rc1, 4.4.6, 4.2.11, and 4.0.15 Security Advisory

Wednesday Jan 21th, 2015

Bugzilla is a Web-based bug-tracking system used by a large number of
software projects. The following security issues have been discovered
in Bugzilla:

* A user with editcomponents permissions could possibly inject system
  commands in product names and possibly other attributes.
* Methods from imported modules could possibly be executed using
  the WebService API.

All affected installations are encouraged to upgrade as soon as

Vulnerability Details

Class:       Command Injection
Versions:    All versions before 4.0.16, 4.1.1 to 4.2.11, 4.3.1 to 4.4.6,
             4.5.1 to 4.5.6
Fixed In:    4.0.16, 4.2.12, 4.4.7, 5.0rc1
Description: Some code in Bugzilla does not properly utilize 3 arguments form
             for open() and it is possible for an account with editcomponents 
             permissions to inject commands into product names and other
References:  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1079065
CVE Number:  CVE-2014-8630 

Class:       Information Leak
Versions:    2.23.3 to 4.0.15, 4.1.1 to 4.2.11, 4.3.1 to 4.4.6, 4.5.1 to 4.5.6
Fixed In:    4.0.16, 4.2.12, 4.4.7, 5.0rc1
Description: Using the WebServices API, a user can possibly execute imported
             functions from other non-WebService modules. A whitelist has now 
             been added that lists explicit methods that can be executed via the
References:  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1090275

Vulnerability Solutions

The fixes for these issues are included in the 4.0.16, 4.2.12, 4.4.7, and
5.0rc1 releases. Upgrading to a release with the relevant fixes will protect
your installation from possible exploits of these issues.

If you are unable to upgrade but would like to patch just these
individual security vulnerabilities, there are patches available for
the issues at the "References" URL for each vulnerability.

Full release downloads, patches to upgrade Bugzilla from previous
versions, and CVS/bzr upgrade instructions are available at:



The Bugzilla team wish to thank the following people/organizations for
their assistance in locating, advising us of, and assisting us in fixing
these issues:

Issue 1 reported by: John Lightsey
Issue 2 reported by: David Lawrence

Fixed by: Gervase Markham, David Lawrence, Dylan Hardison

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


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