Fedora 9 : ruby-1.8.6.230-1.fc9 (2008-5664)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Tue Jun 24 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.6.230-1

- New upstream release.

- Security fixes. (#452294).

- CVE-2008-1891: WEBrick CGI source disclosure.

- CVE-2008-2662: Integer overflow in
rb_str_buf_append().

- CVE-2008-2663: Integer overflow in rb_ary_store().

- CVE-2008-2664: Unsafe use of alloca in
rb_str_format().

- CVE-2008-2725: Integer overflow in rb_ary_splice().

- CVE-2008-2726: Integer overflow in rb_ary_splice().

- ruby-1.8.6.111-CVE-2007-5162.patch: removed.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=443829
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=450821
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=450825
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=450834
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=451821
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=451828
http://www.nessus.org/u?25529376
http://www.nessus.org/u?d96a106c

Solution :

Update the affected ruby package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33261 (fedora_2008-5664.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29903

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1891
CVE-2008-2662
CVE-2008-2663
CVE-2008-2664
CVE-2008-2725
CVE-2008-2726

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