DescriptionAn issue was discovered in switchGroup() in agent/ExecHelper/ExecHelperMain.cpp in Phusion Passenger before 5.3.2. The set of groups (gidset) is not set correctly, leaving it up to randomness (i.e., uninitialized memory) which supplementary groups are actually being set while lowering privileges.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1098872 [NEW] No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.
Status of this issue by product and package
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|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|