Fedora 17 : rubygem-json-1.6.8-1.fc17 (2013-3050)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

A security flaw was discovered on the previous json that there is a
denial of service and unsafe object creation vulnerability. This
vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2013-0269.

This new rpm will fix this issue.

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=910313
http://www.nessus.org/u?95fe7766

Solution :

Update the affected rubygem-json package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65039 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57899

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0269

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