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FreeBSD: VID-8CF25A29-E063-11E7-9B2C-001E672571BC (CVE-2017-16355): rubygem-passenger -- arbitrary file read vulnerability

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FreeBSD: VID-8CF25A29-E063-11E7-9B2C-001E672571BC (CVE-2017-16355): rubygem-passenger -- arbitrary file read vulnerability

Severity
1
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/13/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

In agent/Core/SpawningKit/Spawner.h in Phusion Passenger 5.1.10 (fixed in Passenger Open Source 5.1.11 and Passenger Enterprise 5.1.10), if Passenger is running as root, it is possible to list the contents of arbitrary files on a system by symlinking a file named REVISION from the application root folder to a file of choice and querying passenger-status --show=xml.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-rubygem-passenger

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