Bug 981303 (CVE-2013-4650)

Summary: CVE-2013-4650 mongodb: Privilege escalation for authenticated users by leveraging a username of __system in an arbitrary database
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: admiller, bretm, jim, johan.o.hedin, nathaniel, tdawson
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Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20130620,reported=20130704,source=cve,cvss2=4.0/AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N,fedora-all/mongodb=notaffected,epel-all/mongodb=notaffected
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-07-04 08:38:12 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-4650 to the following vulnerability:

MongoDB 2.4.x before 2.4.5 and 2.5.x before 2.5.1 allows remote authenticated users to obtain internal system privileges by leveraging a username of __system in an arbitrary database.

Upstream patches:
* 2.4 branch:
https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/commit/23344f8b7506df694f66999693ee3c00dfd6afae
https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/commit/6ad56b63d33987ed153ba757e9f8169ef670f58e

* master branch:
https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/commit/c5ad04549e40b1069029026081d9324e9e06156c
https://github.com/mongodb/mongo/commit/fc9491ee7be6a7dc8a92a8422468284359073545

References:
http://www.mongodb.org/about/alerts/

External References:

https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/SERVER-9983
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-07-04 08:40:23 EDT
This issue did NOT affect the versions of the mongodb package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17, 18, and 19.

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This issue did NOT affect the versions of the mongodb package, as shipped with Fedora EPEL-5 and Fedora EPEL-6.