Bugzilla: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201110-03

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Bugzilla, the worst of which leading to privilege escalation.

Affected packages

www-apps/bugzilla on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.6.6
Unaffected versions >= 3.6.6


Bugzilla is the bug-tracking system from the Mozilla project.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Bugzilla. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could conduct cross-site scripting attacks, conduct script insertion and spoofing attacks, hijack the authentication of arbitrary users, inject arbitrary HTTP headers, obtain access to arbitrary accounts, disclose the existence of confidential groups and its names, or inject arbitrary e-mail headers.

A local attacker could disclose the contents of temporarfy files for uploaded attachments.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Bugzilla users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/bugzilla-3.6.6"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since August 27, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.


Release date
October 10, 2011

Latest revision
October 10, 2011: 1


local, remote

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