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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201807-02 ] Passenger: Multiple Vulnerabilities
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2018 20:55:28
Message-Id: 20180722205143.GB8728@monkey
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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
========

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
======

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

Workaround
==========

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@g.o 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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