Passenger Update for Gentoo Linux
Posted on: 07/23/2018 07:27 AM

A passenger security update is available for Gentoo Linux

Passenger Update for Gentoo Linux


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201807-02
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Passenger: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: July 22, 2018
Bugs: #658346
ID: 201807-02

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Passenger, the worst of
which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Background
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Passenger runs and manages your Ruby, Node.js, and Python apps.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-apache/passenger < 5.3.2 >= 5.3.2

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Passenger. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could escalate privileges, execute arbitrary code,
cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Passenger users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apache/passenger-5.3.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-12026
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12026
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-12027
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12027
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-12028
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12028
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-12029
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12029

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201807-02

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5




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