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Red Hat: New bugzilla packages available

The updated bugzilla package fixes numerous security issues which were present in previous releases of bugzilla and is available at
                   Red Hat, Inc. Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          New bugzilla packages are available
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2001:107-07
Issue date:        2001-08-30
Updated on:        2001-09-10
Product:           Red Hat Powertools
Cross references:  

1. Topic:

The updated bugzilla package fixes numerous security issues which were
present in previous releases of bugzilla.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Powertools 7.0 - alpha, i386, noarch

Red Hat Powertools 7.1 - alpha, i386, noarch

3. Problem description:

Bugzilla-2.14 is a general security update. The serious security problems
fixed are:

  - multiple instances where valid users could obtain data on
    "confidential" bugs without authorization.

  - multiple instances of security holes where parameters were not being
    checked/escaped properly.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filenames]

where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade.  Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated.  Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated.  Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains
desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network.  Many
people find this to be an easier way to apply updates.  To use Red Hat
Network, launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:


This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed ( for more info):

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Powertools 7.0:





Red Hat Powertools 7.1:





7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
4b5b23fb4e6f1f2c0568554abb6300f7 7.0/en/powertools/SRPMS/bugzilla-2.14-1.src.rpm
b3a977c3c31eb4d5cbf87b1b8ef55a13 7.0/en/powertools/SRPMS/perl-Chart-0.99c.pre3-1.src.rpm
e72ffef734b13a9f586b2a86df6f2065 7.0/en/powertools/SRPMS/perl-DBD-MySQL-1.2215-1.src.rpm
7a953085c83ad66d175d44d7a270e258 7.0/en/powertools/SRPMS/perl-GD-1.33-1.src.rpm
018257d053fea78a90f72d33567e875e 7.0/en/powertools/alpha/perl-Chart-0.99c.pre3-1.alpha.rpm
7b858e398d33475e5299016495672abc 7.0/en/powertools/alpha/perl-DBD-MySQL-1.2215-1.alpha.rpm
91f49c6d4fef569f6540cf3ea2c37876 7.0/en/powertools/alpha/perl-GD-1.33-1.alpha.rpm
90dd575efe9bb5fa967b78be84f2bcd9 7.0/en/powertools/i386/perl-Chart-0.99c.pre3-1.i386.rpm
1e1babf666f35b529dd4831e8d4f49a6 7.0/en/powertools/i386/perl-DBD-MySQL-1.2215-1.i386.rpm
2867be3dbdc4c2fdc3d026578d55b4aa 7.0/en/powertools/i386/perl-GD-1.33-1.i386.rpm
e41ef14ad7ecfeab1e540f6afcb5b1e0 7.0/en/powertools/noarch/bugzilla-2.14-1.noarch.rpm
4b5b23fb4e6f1f2c0568554abb6300f7 7.1/en/powertools/SRPMS/bugzilla-2.14-1.src.rpm
b3a977c3c31eb4d5cbf87b1b8ef55a13 7.1/en/powertools/SRPMS/perl-Chart-0.99c.pre3-1.src.rpm
e72ffef734b13a9f586b2a86df6f2065 7.1/en/powertools/SRPMS/perl-DBD-MySQL-1.2215-1.src.rpm
7a953085c83ad66d175d44d7a270e258 7.1/en/powertools/SRPMS/perl-GD-1.33-1.src.rpm
018257d053fea78a90f72d33567e875e 7.1/en/powertools/alpha/perl-Chart-0.99c.pre3-1.alpha.rpm
7b858e398d33475e5299016495672abc 7.1/en/powertools/alpha/perl-DBD-MySQL-1.2215-1.alpha.rpm
91f49c6d4fef569f6540cf3ea2c37876 7.1/en/powertools/alpha/perl-GD-1.33-1.alpha.rpm
90dd575efe9bb5fa967b78be84f2bcd9 7.1/en/powertools/i386/perl-Chart-0.99c.pre3-1.i386.rpm
1e1babf666f35b529dd4831e8d4f49a6 7.1/en/powertools/i386/perl-DBD-MySQL-1.2215-1.i386.rpm
2867be3dbdc4c2fdc3d026578d55b4aa 7.1/en/powertools/i386/perl-GD-1.33-1.i386.rpm
e41ef14ad7ecfeab1e540f6afcb5b1e0 7.1/en/powertools/noarch/bugzilla-2.14-1.noarch.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg 

8. References:

Copyright(c) 2000, 2001 Red Hat, Inc.

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