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Bugzilla '' May Let Remote Authenticated Users Bypass Security Checks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019969
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2105   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 9 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 6 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.23.4 and higher
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Bugzilla. A remote authenticated user may be able to bypass security checks.

On systems that perform security checks based on the 'From' header, a remote authenticated user can specify the 'reporter' value in the body of the email to override the 'From' header and bypass the security checks.

Frederic Buclin reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user may be able to bypass security checks that are based on the 'From' header.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions (3.0.4, and 3.1.4), available at:

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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