CVE-2013-4136

NameCVE-2013-4136
Descriptionext/common/ServerInstanceDir.h in Phusion Passenger gem before 4.0.6 for Ruby allows local users to gain privileges or possibly change the ownership of arbitrary directories via a symlink attack on a directory with a predictable name in /tmp/.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs717176

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
passenger (PTS)buster, sid, stretch5.0.30-1fixed
ruby-passenger (PTS)jessie4.0.53-1fixed
jessie (security)4.0.53-1+deb8u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
passengersource(unstable)3.0.13debian-1.2medium
ruby-passengersource(unstable)3.0.13debian-1.2low717176
ruby-passengersourcewheezy3.0.13debian-1+deb7u1medium

Notes

[squeeze] - passenger <no-dsa> (minor, local, issue)

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