Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Drew Yao discovered several vulnerabilities in Ruby which lead to
integer overflows. If a user or automated system were tricked into
running a malicious script, an attacker could cause a denial of
service or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking the program. (CVE-2008-2662, CVE-2008-2663, CVE-2008-2725,
Drew Yao discovered that Ruby did not sanitize its input when using
ALLOCA. If a user or automated system were tricked into running a
malicious script, an attacker could cause a denial of service via
memory corruption. (CVE-2008-2664).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0