SuSE 10 Security Update : ruby (ZYPP Patch Number 4702)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of ruby improves the SSL certificate verification process.
(CVE-2007-5162 / CVE-2007-5770) Prior to this update it was possible
to intercept SSL traffic with a man-in-the-middle attack.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 4702.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29573 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5162

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