The data collection script for Bugzilla 2.14.x before 2.14.5, 2.16.x before 2.16.2, and 2.17.x before 2.17.3 sets world-writable permissions for the data/mining directory when it runs, which allows local users to modify or delete the data.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
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20030102 [BUGZILLA] Security Advisory - remote database password disclosure
Advisory; Patch Information