Bugzilla Security Release
All users of Bugzilla who are currently using version 2.15 checked out of
cvs prior to 03 January 2002 are strongly recommended to use 'cvs update'
to obtain the current cvs code.
Bugzilla 2.14.1 is a security update; patches from a number of
security-related bugs which have already been applied to the working source
version 2.15 in cvs, have been applied to Bugzilla 2.14 to create the new
stable release 2.14.1, which fixes several security issues discovered since
version 2.14 was released, which we believe are too serious to wait for our
upcoming 2.16 release.
There are many patches that need to be applied to properly close these
holes, so they are not included here. If you will not be upgrading your
system and instead wish to apply these patches to your existing
system, a single patch which can be applied to a Bugzilla 2.14 installation
is available here.
Complete bug reports for all bugs can be obtained by visiting the following URL: http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=XXXXX where you replace the XXXXX at the end of the URL with a bug number as listed below. You may also enter the bug numbers in the "enter a bug#" box on the main page at bugzilla.mozilla.org or in the footer of any other page on bugzilla.mozilla.org.
*** SECURITY ISSUES RESOLVED ***
- Multiple instances of user-account hijacking capability were fixed (Bugs 54901, 108385, 185516)
- Two occurrences of allowing data protected by Bugzilla's groupset restrictions to be visible to users outside of those groups were fixes (Bugs 102141, 108821)
- One instance of an untrusted variable being echoed back to a user via HTML was fixed (Bug 98146)
- Multiple instances of untrusted variables being passed to SQL queries were fixed (Bugs 108812, 108822, 109679, 109690)
More detailed summaries of the specific exploits are available in the release notes, which are available on the project web site.
General information about the Bugzilla bug-tracking system can be found at http://www.bugzilla.org/
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