Amazon Linux AMI : ruby19 (ALAS-2013-229)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

(1) DL and (2) Fiddle in Ruby 1.9 before 1.9.3 patchlevel 426, and 2.0
before 2.0.0 patchlevel 195, do not perform taint checking for native
functions, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended
$SAFE level restrictions.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5918a673

Solution :

Run 'yum update ruby19' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70233 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2065