Mozilla Bugzilla unspecified spoofing

bugzilla-unspecified-spoofing (72877) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Mozilla Bugzilla could allow a remote attacker conduct spoofing attacks, caused by an error in validation of email addresses containing UTF-8 encoded characters. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to impersonate another user account and possibly launch further attacks on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Bugzilla (3.4.14 or 3.6.8 or 4.0.4 or 4.2 rc2 or later), available from the Bugzilla Web site. See References.

References:

  • Bugzilla Web Site: Home :: Bugzilla :: bugzilla.org.
  • Bugzilla Web Site: 4.2rc1, 4.0.3, 3.6.7, and 3.4.13 Security Advisory.
  • BID-51784: Bugzilla UTF-8 CVE-2012-0448 User Impersonation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-0448: Bugzilla 2.x and 3.x before 3.4.14, 3.5.x and 3.6.x before 3.6.8, 3.7.x and 4.0.x before 4.0.4, and 4.1.x and 4.2.x before 4.2rc2 does not reject non-ASCII characters in e-mail addresses of new user accounts, which makes it easier for remote authenticated users to spoof other user accounts by choosing a similar e-mail address.
  • OSVDB ID: 78718: Bugzilla UTF-8 Encoded Character Email Address Handling Arbitrary User Spoofing
  • SA47814: Bugzilla Spoofing and Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4 rc1
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.1
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.10
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.12
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.13
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.2
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.3
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.4
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.5
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.6
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.7
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.8
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.4.9
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.6
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.6.1
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.6.2
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.6.3
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.6.4
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.6.5
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.6.6
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 3.6.7
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 4.0 rc1
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 4.0
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 4.0.2
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 4.0.3

Reported:

Jan 31, 2012

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