CVE-2014-1832

Current Description

Phusion Passenger 4.0.37 allows local users to write to certain files and directories via a symlink attack on (1) control_process.pid or a (2) generation-* file. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-1831.

Evaluator Description

CWE-61: UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 19, 2015
Last ModifiedFebruary 20, 2015
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationPhusionPassenger********4.0.36

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Phusion Passenger *

References

NameSourceURLTags
FEDORA-2015-1151http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-February/149032.htmlFEDORA
[oss-security] 20140129 Re: CVE request: temporary file issue in Passenger rubygemhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/29/6MLIST
[oss-security] 20150130 Re: CVE request: temporary file issue in Passenger rubygemhttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/30/3MLIST
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=736958https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=736958CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1058992https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1058992CONFIRM
https://github.com/phusion/passenger/commit/94428057c602da3d6d34ef75c78091066ecac5c0https://github.com/phusion/passenger/commit/94428057c602da3d6d34ef75c78091066ecac5c0CONFIRM