Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ruby (MDVSA-2009:193)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

ext/openssl/ossl_ocsp.c in Ruby 1.8 and 1.9 does not properly check
the return value from the OCSP_basic_verify function, which might
allow remote attackers to successfully present an invalid X.509
certificate, possibly involving a revoked certificate.

This update corrects the problem, including for older ruby versions.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40497 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-193.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0642

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