Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ruby (MDKSA-2004:128)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Andres Salomon noticed a problem with the CGI session management in
Ruby. The CGI:Session's FileStore implementations store session
information in an insecure manner by just creating files and ignoring
permission issues (CVE-2004-0755).

The ruby developers have corrected a problem in the ruby CGI module
that can be triggered remotely and cause an inifinite loop on the
server (CVE-2004-0983).

The updated packages are patched to prevent these problems.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15650 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-128.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0755

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