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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
The official ruby site reports :
A denial of service (DoS) vulnerability was found on the BigDecimal
standard library of Ruby. Conversion from BigDecimal objects into
Float numbers had a problem which enables attackers to effectively
cause segmentation faults.
An attacker can cause a denial of service by causing BigDecimal to
parse an insanely large number, such as :
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false