How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in Gem::Version::VERSION_PATTERN
in lib/rubygems/version.rb in RubyGems before 126.96.36.199, 1.8.24 through
1.8.25, 2.0.x before 2.0.8, and 2.1.x before 2.1.0, as used in Ruby
1.9.0 through 2.0.0p247, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (CPU consumption) via a crafted gem version that triggers a
large amount of backtracking in a regular expression.
See also :
Run 'yum update rubygems' to update your system.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 70234 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-4287
Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!
Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!
Begin Free Trial
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.