SuSE 11.1 Security Update : ruby (SAT Patch Number 4585)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The following several security issues of ruby have been fixed :

- A race condition allowing local users to delete
arbitrary files. (CVE-2011-1004)

- Exception methods could bypass safe mode.
(CVE-2011-1005)

- webrick does not sanitize non-printable characters in
log. (CVE-2009-4492)

- A webrick cross-site scripting issue. (CVE-2010-0541)

- A memory corruption in the BigDecimal class
(CVE-2011-0188)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=554178
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570616
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=600752
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=673740
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=673750
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=682287
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-4492.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0541.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0188.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1004.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1005.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4585.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 54921 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4492
CVE-2010-0541
CVE-2011-0188
CVE-2011-1004
CVE-2011-1005

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