Date: 28 July 2014
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security advisory for Bugzilla 4.5.5, 4.4.5, 4.2.10, and 4.0.14
28 July 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-1546
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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
* 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
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
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
General information about the Bugzilla bug-tracking system can be found
Comments and follow-ups can be directed to the mozilla.support.bugzilla
newsgroup or the support-bugzilla mailing list.
http://www.bugzilla.org/support/ has directions for accessing these
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