FreeBSD : ruby -- multiple vulnerabilities (76562594-1f19-11db-b7d4-0008743bf21a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Secunia reports :

Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Ruby, which can be exploited
by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

- An error in the handling of the 'alias' functionality can be
exploited to bypass the safe level protection and replace methods
called in the trusted level.

- An error caused due to directory operations not being properly
checked can be exploited to bypass the safe level protection and close
untainted directory streams.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1b402f05
http://www.nessus.org/u?5263affb
http://www.nessus.org/u?12b69bab

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22139 (freebsd_pkg_765625941f1911dbb7d40008743bf21a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 18944

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3694

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