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Debian: DSA-4415-1: passenger security update

Date 24 Mar 2019
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
An arbitrary file read vulnerability was discovered in passenger, a web application server. A local user allowed to deploy an application to passenger, can take advantage of this flaw by creating a symlink from the REVISION file to an arbitrary file on the system and have its

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4415-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 24, 2019                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : passenger
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-16355
Debian Bug     : 884463

An arbitrary file read vulnerability was discovered in passenger, a web
application server. A local user allowed to deploy an application to
passenger, can take advantage of this flaw by creating a symlink from
the REVISION file to an arbitrary file on the system and have its
content displayed through passenger-status.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.0.30-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your passenger packages.

For the detailed security status of passenger please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/passenger

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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