Upstream information

CVE-2018-12027 at MITRE

Description

An Insecure Permissions vulnerability in SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 causes information disclosure in the following situation: given a Passenger-spawned application process that reports that it listens on a certain Unix domain socket, if any of the parent directories of said socket are writable by a normal user that is not the application's user, then that non-application user can swap that directory with something else, resulting in traffic being redirected to a non-application user's process through an alternative Unix domain socket.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having not set severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1097655 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM], 1097663 [NEW], 1097664 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3 rubygem-passenger Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 12 rubygem-passenger Not affected
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 rubygem-passenger Not affected