Bugzilla account creation email address SQL injection

bugzilla-email-sql-injection (10235) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Bugzilla is vulnerable to SQL injection when a new account is being created. A remote attacker could insert SQL commands into the email address field when creating a new user, which would allow the attacker to add, modify, or delete data in the backend database, once the email address is submitted.


Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Bugzilla (2.16.1 or later), as listed in Bugzilla Security Advisory October 1st, 2002. See References.

References:

  • Bugzilla Security Advisory October 1st, 2002: Bugzilla Security Advisory for v2.14.3 and v2.16.
  • Bugzilla Web site: Bugzilla Project - Download.
  • Bugzilla Web site: Bug 165221 - Apostrophes are not properly handled in e-mail addresses.
  • BID-5842: Bugzilla Account Creation SQL Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-1198: Bugzilla 2.16.x before 2.16.1 does not properly filter apostrophes from an email address during account creation, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL via a SQL injection attack.
  • OSVDB ID: 6353: Bugzilla New Account Creation SQL Injection

Platforms Affected:

  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.14
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.14.1
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.14.2
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.14.3
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.14.4
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.16

Reported:

Oct 01, 2002

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