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New Bug in Bugzilla Software Could Expose Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

New Bug in Bugzilla Software Could Expose Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Sep 18, 2015
A Critical vulnerability discovered in Mozilla's popular Bugzilla bug-tracking software , used by hundreds of thousands of prominent software organizations, could potentially expose details of their non-public security vulnerabilities to the Hackers. So it's time for developers and organizations that use Bugzilla open source bug tracking system to upgrade to the latest patched versions – namely 5.0.1, 4.4.10, or 4.2.15 . Bugzilla is a vulnerability database used by Mozilla as well as many open-source projects and private organizations. Besides patched flaws, these databases also contain sensitive information related to unpatched vulnerabilities reported to organizations. Unfortunately, the researchers at security firm PerimeterX have discovered a vulnerability ( CVE-2015-4499 ) in Bugzilla's email-based permissions process that allowed them to gain high-level permissions on Bugzilla. As a result, it is potentially possible for an attacker to easily access u
Zero-Day in Bugzilla Exposes Zero-Day Vulnerabilities to Hackers

Zero-Day in Bugzilla Exposes Zero-Day Vulnerabilities to Hackers

Oct 07, 2014
A critical zero-day vulnerability discovered in Mozilla's popular Bugzilla bug-tracking software used by hundreds of prominent software organizations, both private and open-source, could expose sensitive information and vulnerabilities of the software projects to the hackers. The critical flaw allows an attacker to bypass email verification part when registering a new Bugzilla account, which clearly means that an attacker can register accounts using any email addresses of their choice without the need to access the actual inbox for validation purposes. VALIDATION BYPASS AND PRIVILEGE ESCALATION BUG Security firm Check Point Software Technologies disclosed the flaw ( CVE-2014-1572 ) on Monday and said that it's the first time when a privilege-escalation vulnerability has been found in the Bugzilla project since 2002. The Mozilla foundation has also confirmed that this particular bug exists in all versions of Bugzilla going back to version 2.23.3 from 2006. An analysis
How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

Feb 15, 2024SaaS Security / Risk Management
With many of the highly publicized 2023 cyber attacks revolving around one or more SaaS applications, SaaS has become a cause for genuine concern in many boardroom discussions. More so than ever, considering that GenAI applications are, in fact, SaaS applications. Wing Security (Wing), a SaaS security company, conducted an analysis of 493 SaaS-using companies in Q4 of 2023.  Their study reveals  how companies use SaaS today, and the wide variety of threats that result from that usage. This unique analysis provides rare and important insights into the breadth and depth of SaaS-related risks, but also provides practical tips to mitigate them and ensure SaaS can be widely used without compromising security posture.  The TL;DR Version Of SaaS Security 2023 brought some now infamous examples of malicious players leveraging or directly targeting SaaS, including the North Korean group UNC4899, 0ktapus ransomware group, and Russian Midnight Blizzard APT, which targeted well-known organizat
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