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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