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ESB-2014.1244 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] Bugzilla: Cross-site request forgery - Remote with user interaction

Date: 28 July 2014

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      Security advisory for Bugzilla 4.5.5, 4.4.5, 4.2.10, and 4.0.14
                               28 July 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Bugzilla
Publisher:         Bugzilla
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-1546  

Original Bulletin:

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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:

* An attacker can get access to some bug information using
  the victim's credentials using a specially crafted HTML page.

All affected installations are encouraged to upgrade as soon as

Vulnerability Details

Class:       Cross Site Request Forgery
Versions:    3.7.1 to 4.0.13, 4.1.1 to 4.2.9, 4.3.1 to 4.4.4, 4.5.1 to 4.5.4
Fixed In:    4.0.14, 4.2.10, 4.4.5, 4.5.5
Description: Adobe does not properly restrict the SWF file format,
             which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site
             request forgery (CSRF) attacks against Bugzilla's JSONP
             endpoint, possibly obtaining sensitive bug information,
             via a crafted OBJECT element with SWF content satisfying
             the character-set requirements of a callback API.
CVE Number:  CVE-2014-1546

Vulnerability Solutions

The fixes for these issues are included in the 4.0.14, 4.2.10, 4.4.5, and 4.5.5
releases. Upgrading to a release with the relevant fixes will protect your
installation from possible exploits of this issue.

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:

Mario Gomes
Reed Loden
Simon Green
Byron Jones

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

Comments and follow-ups can be directed to the
newsgroup or the support-bugzilla mailing list. has directions for accessing these

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