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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27903 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3694