Amazon Linux AMI : rubygems Denial of Service (ALAS-2013-231)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

1009720: CVE-2013-4363 rubygems: version regex algorithmic complexity
vulnerability, incomplete CVE-2013-4287 fix (CVE-2013-4363)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e6c5019d
http://www.nessus.org/u?9f7b4a60

Solution :

Run 'yum update rubygems' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70567 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4363