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:

* master branch:


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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.


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