VDB-99933 · CVE-2016-10345 · OpenVAS 103098

Phusion Passenger up to 5.0.x passenger-install-nginx-module /tmp access control

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A vulnerability was found in Phusion Passenger up to 5.0.x. It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown functionality of the file /tmp of the component passenger-install-nginx-module. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In Phusion Passenger before 5.1.0, a known /tmp filename was used during passenger-install-nginx-module execution, which could allow local attackers to gain the privileges of the passenger user.

The bug was discovered 09/09/2016. The weakness was presented 04/18/2017 (GitHub Repository). The advisory is shared at github.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-10345 since 04/18/2017. An attack has to be approached locally. The successful exploitation needs a authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 221 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 5.1.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

See VDB-219396, VDB-221197, VDB-223759 and VDB-228746 for similar entries.

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
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Local: Yes
Remote: No

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OpenVAS ID: 103098
OpenVAS Name: Phusion Passenger File Overwrite Vulnerability
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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Passenger 5.1.0
Patch: github.com

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09/09/2016 🔍
04/18/2017 +221 days 🔍
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04/19/2017 +1 days 🔍
11/29/2022 +2050 days 🔍

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Advisory: e5b4b0824d6b648525b4bf63d9fa37e5beeae441
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-10345 (🔍)
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-10345 - Phusion Passenger - Privilege Escalation Issue

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Entryinfo

Created: 04/19/2017 11:40 AM
Updated: 11/29/2022 03:01 PM
Changes: 04/19/2017 11:40 AM (64), 09/15/2020 07:27 AM (3), 11/29/2022 03:01 PM (5)
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