Bug 101108 - rfe: change this error message to more user friendly: "You are not authorized to access bug #nnn"
Summary: rfe: change this error message to more user friendly: "You are not authorized...
Alias: None
Product: Bugzilla
Classification: Community
Component: Bugzilla General
Version: 2.17
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low vote
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-07-29 04:47 UTC by Toni Willberg
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:56 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-07 17:20:35 UTC

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Description Toni Willberg 2003-07-29 04:47:06 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030703

Description of problem:
When accessing a bug that I don't have enough karma for, like security bugs, the
Bugzilla says "You are not authorized to access bug #90940".

If possible, it should tell the reason. Now it sounds quite rude to block the
user without valid reason. This is a open source project anyway...

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Comment 1 Rahul Sundaram 2005-09-07 17:20:35 UTC
This is largely done for security issues that was marked by the reporter as
private. Many Open Source projects include a security period in which bugs are
not disclosed to everyone to avoid premature exploits before they are fixed. In
other occasions that bug report is being used to track other sensitive items.
Since the nature of discretion isnt known to bugzilla a generic message is being

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