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Chosen message with ID ae-200808-056

System: Various
Topic: Vulnerability in Bugzilla
Links: Bugzilla, ESB-2008.0809
ID: ae-200808-056

Bugzilla is a Web-based bug-tracking system, used by a large number of software projects. When importing bugs using, the --attach_path option can be specified, pointing to the directory where attachments to import are stored. If the XML file being read by contains a malicious node, the script follows this relative path and attaches the local file pointed by it to the bug, making the file public. A security fix makes sure the relative path is always ignored.

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