Fedora 13 : ruby-1.8.6.420-2.fc13 (2011-1913)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Two patches backported from 1.8.7 branch, for

- Symlink race condition in FileUtils.remove_entry_secure

- bypass of $SAFE mechanism in Exception#to_s

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=678913
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678920
http://www.nessus.org/u?a9abfe0c

Solution :

Update the affected ruby package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52485 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1004
CVE-2011-1005

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