Upstream information

CVE-2018-12615 at MITRE

Description

An 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.

SUSE information

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]

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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