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CVE-2013-2119 (passenger): CVE-2013-2119 rubygem-passenger: incorrect temporary file usage

ADVISORIES

GEM

passenger

SEVERITY

CVSS v2: 4.6

PATCHED VERSIONS

  • ~> 3.0.21
  • >= 4.0.5

DESCRIPTION

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.