Bugzilla show_bug.cgi reveals all existing bugs

bugzilla-showbug-reveal-bugs (7802) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


A vulnerability in the show_bug.cgi script in Bugzilla could allow a remote attacker to obtain a listing of all bugs that are present in a product. The Product popup menu on the show_bug.cgi page lists all products, allowing the attacker to access bugs for products.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Bugzilla (2.14.1 or later), as listed in Bugzilla Security Advisory dated January 5th, 2002. See References.


  • Bugzilla Security Advisory Jan 5th, 2002: Bugzilla 2.14.1 Released!.
  • Bugzilla Web site: Bugzilla Bug 102141 [security] When changing a bug the Product: list has options the user doesn't have access to..
  • Bugzilla Web site: Bugzilla 2.14.1 Release Notes.
  • BID-3798: BugZilla Show_Bug.CGI Product Pulldown Bug Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0009: show_bug.cgi in Bugzilla before 2.14.1 allows a user with Bugs Access privileges to see other products that are not accessible to the user, by submitting a bug and reading the resulting Product pulldown menu.
  • OSVDB ID: 5421: Bugzilla show_bug.cgi Bugs Access Information Disclosure
  • RHSA-2002-001: Updated bugzilla packages available

Platforms Affected:

  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.10
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.12
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.14
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.4
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.6
  • Mozilla Bugzilla 2.8
  • RedHat Linux Powertools 7.0
  • RedHat Linux Powertools 7.1


Jan 05, 2002

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