Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ruby (MDKSA-2005:191)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Yutaka Oiwa discovered a bug in Ruby, the interpreter for the
object-oriented scripting language, that can cause illegal program
code to bypass the safe level and taint flag protections check and be
executed.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20121 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-191.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2337

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