Fedora 12 : ruby-1.8.6.399-6.fc12 (2010-13341)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

A patch is applied to this rpm for XSS security vulnerability found in
WEBrick module which is now tagged as CVE-2010-0541. A bug was
reported that ruby crashes when executing a script which uses some
unqualified constant. Also it seems that Ruby/Tk in current rpm in
Fedora causes crash even in some easy case. This new rpm will fix
these issues.

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=587731
http://www.nessus.org/u?8af3e364

Solution :

Update the affected ruby package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48416 (fedora_2010-13341.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37710
40895

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0541

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