Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : ruby1.8 vulnerability (USN-325-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The alias function, certain directory operations, and regular
expressions did not correctly implement safe levels. Depending on the
application these flaws might allow attackers to bypass safe level
restrictions and perform unintended operations.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27903 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18944

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3694