Fedora 20 : rubygems-2.0.8-104.fc20 (2013-16251)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was found on rubygems currently being shipped on
Fedora in validating versions with a regular expression which leads to
denial of service due to backtracking. This issue are now assigned as
CVE-2013-4287.

This new rpm will fix this issue.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1194e8de

Solution :

Update the affected rubygems package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70053 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62281

CVE ID: