Fedora 19 : ruby-2.0.0.353-16.fc19 (2013-22423)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to Ruby 2.0.0-p353. This includes fix to an overflow in
floating point number parsing found in Ruby currently being shipped on
Fedora 20. This vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier
CVE-2013-4164. This new rpm should fix this issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1033546
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1034122
http://www.nessus.org/u?01625315

Solution :

Update the affected ruby package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71184 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63873

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4164