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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27903 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18944

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3694