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bugzilla -- Social Engineering

Affected packages
2.0.0 <= bugzilla40 < 4.0.12
4.1.1 <= bugzilla42 < 4.2.8
4.4.0 <= bugzilla44 < 4.4.3


VuXML ID 60bfa396-c702-11e3-848c-20cf30e32f6d
Discovery 2014-04-17
Entry 2014-04-18
Modified 2014-04-18

A Bugzilla Security Advisory reports:

Dangerous control characters can be inserted into Bugzilla, notably into bug comments. If the text, which may look safe, is copied into a terminal such as xterm or gnome-terminal, then unexpected commands could be executed on the local machine.