Fedora 15 : ruby-1.8.7.352-1.fc15 (2011-9359)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

New version 1.8.7p352 is released, fixing randomization process in
forked process (CVE-2011-2686). Also ruby path is fixed to have no
duplicate directories on all archs.

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=722415
http://www.nessus.org/u?25e2b5e9

Solution :

Update the affected ruby package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55677 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2686
CVE-2011-2705

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