Bug 981303 - (CVE-2013-4650) CVE-2013-4650 mongodb: Privilege escalation for authenticated users by leveraging a username of __system in an arbitrary database
CVE-2013-4650 mongodb: Privilege escalation for authenticated users by levera...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20130620,repor...
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Blocks: 981307
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Reported: 2013-07-04 08:38 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2014-07-04 01:50 EDT (History)
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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.

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