How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-10
(Ruby: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC)
Nobuhiro IMAI reported that an invalid default value in 'utils.rb'
causes the security protections of the XML-RPC server to fail.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Ruby users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/ruby-1.8.2-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18669 (gentoo_GLSA-200507-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1992
Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.