Phusion Passenger Server Instance Directory Creation Local Symlink File Overwrite

Metadata

low
2.1
passenger
CVE-2014-1831
osvdb.org
2014-01-28
2017-06-16 19:10
CVE-2014-1831 passenger
CVE-2014-1831 ruby-passenger
CVE-2014-1831
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

Phusion Passenger contains a flaw as the program creates the server instance directory insecurely. It is possible for a local attacker to use a symlink attack against the directory to cause the program to unexpectedly overwrite an arbitrary file.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
passenger >= 4.0.37 None