Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Laurent Gaffie discovered that Ruby did not properly check for memory
allocation failures. If a user or automated system were tricked into
running a malicious script, an attacker could cause a denial of
This update also fixes a regression in the upstream patch previously
applied to fix CVE-2008-3790. The regression would cause parsing of
some XML documents to fail.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 37474 ()
Bugtraq ID: 3068230802
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3443CVE-2008-3790
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