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

This new rpm will fix this issue.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected rubygems package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70053 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62281