This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 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-200605-11
(Ruby: Denial of Service)
Ruby uses blocking sockets for WEBrick and XMLRPC servers.
An attacker could send large amounts of data to an affected server
to block the socket and thus deny other connections to the server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Ruby users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/ruby-1.8.4-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21353 (gentoo_GLSA-200605-11.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1931