Bugzilla .htaccess files information disclosure
|bugzilla-htaccess-information-disclosure (32252)||Medium Risk|
Bugzilla could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. The mod_perl initialization script sets improper permissions for .htaccess files. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to the localconfig file and obtain a user's database password and other sensitive information.
Upgrade to the latest version of Bugzilla (2.23.4 or later), available from the Bugzilla Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Feb 02 2007 - 19:54:16 CST : Security Advisory for Bugzilla 2.20.3, 2.22.1, and 2.23.3.
- Bugzilla Web site: Download :: Bugzilla.
- BID-22380: Mozilla Bugzilla HTML Injection And Information disclosure Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-0792: The mod_perl initialization script in Bugzilla 2.23.3 does not set the Bugzilla Apache configuration to allow .htaccess permissions to override file permissions, which allows remote attackers to obtain the database username and password via a direct request for the localconfig file.
- OSVDB ID: 35862: Bugzilla mod_perl Initialization Script Permission Weakness localconfig Direct Request Information Disclosure
- SECTRACK ID: 1017585: Bugzilla Input Validation Flaw in Atom Feeds Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks and Access Control Bug May Disclose Database Password
- Mozilla Bugzilla 2.23.3
Feb 02, 2007
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