National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2018-12026 Detail

Description

During the spawning of a malicious Passenger-managed application, SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 allows such applications to replace key files or directories in the spawning communication directory with symlinks. This then could result in arbitrary reads and writes, which in turn can result in information disclosure and privilege escalation.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/17/2018

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
https://blog.phusion.nl/passenger-5-3-2

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-12026
NVD Published Date:
06/17/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/17/2018