The popular online tool Bugzilla for bug-tracking and bug-testing underwent critical security vulnerability. The situation with the tool is now sorted out, however the users are advised to update immediately to new releases.
Cyber criminals who manage to exploit the flow successfully could get access to reports about already fixed vulnerabilities in different software products. Later, they could use this information or sell it to cyber spies and crooks.
The bug-tracking and bug-testing online tool Bugzilla is currently being used by many popular organizations among which the Linux kernel project, the Mozilla Foundation, Red Hat, Apache, Libre Office, GNOME, the Wikimedia Foundation, etc. The software that these companies produce and then maintain is used around the world, which means that the cyber criminals can make a very good usage of knowing about vulnerabilities before being fixed.
The PC users should know that Bugzilla releases 4.5.6, 4.4.6, 4.2.11, and 4.0.15 have solved this and several other security issues. Currently, the IT specialists cannot find out if anyone had exploited the Bugzilla security vulnerability.