CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-06-20
Bugzilla: 985633: CVE-2013-4136 rubygem-passenger: insecure temporary directory usage due to reuse of existing server instance directories


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

ext/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/.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4136 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

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