openSUSE Security Update : ruby (openSUSE-SU-2011:0561-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Ruby was prone to several security issues :

- a race condition allowed local users to delete arbitrary
files (CVE-2011-1004)

- exception methods could bypass safe mode (CVE-2011-1005)

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

- memory corruption in the BigDecimal class

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected ruby packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75729 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0541

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