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Bugzilla importxml.pl Directory Traversal Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-08-12    Last Update:  2008-10-07    Views:  4,860

Secunia Advisory SA31444

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Bugzilla, which can be exploited by malicious users to disclose sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error in the importxml.pl script when handling "filename" entries. This can be exploited to read arbitrary files from the local system via directory traversal attacks.

Successful exploitation requires that Bugzilla is configured to use the importxml.pl script with the "--attach_path" option.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 2.22.5 and 3.0.5.


Solution:
Update to version 2.22.5 or 3.0.5.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Greg Hendricks, Frédéric Buclin, and Ilja van Sprundel.

Original Advisory:
http://www.bugzilla.org/security/2.22.4/

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=437169

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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