RHEL 2.1 / 3 / 4 : ruby (RHSA-2006:0604)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated ruby packages that fix security issues are now available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

Ruby is an interpreted scripting language for object-oriented

A number of flaws were found in the safe-level restrictions in Ruby.
It was possible for an attacker to create a carefully crafted
malicious script that can allow the bypass of certain safe-level
restrictions. (CVE-2006-3694)

Users of Ruby should update to these erratum packages, which contain a
backported patch and are not vulnerable to this issue.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22113 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18944

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3694