CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-05-29
CWE: CWE-377
Bugzilla: 892813: CVE-2013-2119 rubygem-passenger: incorrect temporary file usage


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Phusion Passenger gem before 3.0.21 and 4.0.x before 4.0.5 for Ruby allows local users to cause a denial of service (prevent application start) or gain privileges by pre-creating a temporary "config" file in a directory with a predictable name in /tmp/ before it is used by the gem.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2119 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.6
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHOSE Client 1.2 RHSA-2013:1136 August 05, 2013

External References


This issue was discovered by Michael Scherer of the Red Hat Regional IT team.

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