Bugzilla: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201607-11

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Bugzilla, the worst of which could lead to the escalation of privileges.

Affected Packages

www-apps/bugzilla on all architectures
Affected versions < 5.0.3
Unaffected versions >= 5.0.3
revision > 4.4.12

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

Privileged account holders could execute system level commands, and the new user process could be exploited to allow for the escalation of privileges.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Bugzilla 4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/bugzilla-4.4.12"
 

All Bugzilla 5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/bugzilla-5.0.3"
 

References

Release Date
July 20, 2016

Latest Revision
July 20, 2016: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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