Bug 506881 - rt3: privilege to edit 'RT at a Glance' unintentionally granted by "ShowConfigTab" right
rt3: privilege to edit 'RT at a Glance' unintentionally granted by "ShowConfi...
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rt3 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ralf Corsepius
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Depends On: 506236
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Reported: 2009-06-19 01:38 EDT by Ralf Corsepius
Modified: 2009-06-19 01:39 EDT (History)
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Description Ralf Corsepius 2009-06-19 01:38:46 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #506236 +++

New RT upstream versions 3.6.8 and 3.8.4 were released, mentioning following security fix:

  The most important fix is that RT now requires the SuperUser
  right to edit global RT at a Glance.  In all previous 3.8
  releases, the "ShowConfigTab" right unintentionally enabled this.
  If you have not granted this right to any non-administrative user,
  then this issue should not affect you.

References:
http://lists.bestpractical.com/pipermail/rt-announce/2009-June/000169.html
http://lists.bestpractical.com/pipermail/rt-announce/2009-June/000170.html

Upstream announcements contain patches that can be used with older versions instead of moving to new upstream version.
Comment 1 Ralf Corsepius 2009-06-19 01:39:33 EDT
Fixed by upgrading to rt-3.8.4 on rawhide.

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