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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Bugzilla Vendors:
Bugzilla '' with '--attach_path' Option Lets Users Attach Local Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020668
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4437   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 14 2009
Original Entry Date:  Aug 12 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.22.1 - 2.22.4, 2.23.3 and higher
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Bugzilla. A remote user can view files on the target system in certain cases.

When importing a bug using and the --attach_path option, a user can supply a specially crafted filename encoding value to cause files on the target system to be attached to the bug. As a result, a remote user can view the file.

Ilja van Sprundel reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can view files on the target system that were attached when imported by another user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.22.5, 3.0.5, and 3.2rc1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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