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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
Ruby 1.8.7 before patchlevel 371, 1.9.3 before patchlevel 286, and 2.0
before revision r37068 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass
safe-level restrictions and modify untainted strings via the
name_err_mesg_to_str API function, which marks the string as tainted,
a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1005 .
See also :
Run 'yum update ruby' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69629 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4466
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