Bugzilla files information disclosure

bugzilla-files-info-disclosure (56003) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


Bugzilla could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to restrict access to some files and directories stored on the Web server. If custom installations were added to the files, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to view the files from a Web browser and obtain passwords and other sensitive information.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Bugzilla (3.0.11, 3.2.6, 3.4.5, or 3.5.3 or later), available from the Bugzilla Web site. See References.


  • Bugzilla Web site: 3.0.10, 3.2.5, 3.4.4, and 3.5.2 Security Advisory.
  • BID-38025: Bugzilla Directory Access Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • BID-38026: Bugzilla Group Selection During Bug Move Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-3989: Bugzilla before 3.0.11, 3.2.x before 3.2.6, 3.4.x before 3.4.5, and 3.5.x before 3.5.3 does not block access to files and directories that are used by custom installations, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via requests for (1) CVS/, (2) contrib/, (3) docs/en/xml/, (4) t/, or (5) old-params.txt.
  • GLSA-201006-19: Bugzilla: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 62149: Bugzilla Multiple Directory Access Restriction Weakness Remote Information Disclosure
  • SA38443: Bugzilla Information Disclosure Weaknesses

Platforms Affected:

  • Gentoo Linux
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.3.2
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.3.3
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.3.4
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4 rc1
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.1
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.2
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.3
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.5
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.5.1


Jan 31, 2010

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