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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Bugzilla Vendors:
Bugzilla May Display the User's Password in the Browser URL
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022902
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3166   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 14 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.4rc1 - 3.4.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Bugzilla. A remote user may be able obtain passwords in certain cases.

When a user resets their password and then immediately logs in, the system displays the password in the URL.

Max Kanat-Alexander reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user may be able obtain passwords in certain cases.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.4.2).
The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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