Amazon Linux AMI : ruby18 String Modification Vulnerability (ALAS-2012-139)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Safe level bypass via name_err_mesg_to_str() (CVE-2012-4466)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?ba244267

Solution :

Run 'yum update ruby' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69629 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4466