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
(CVE-2011-0188)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-05/msg00060.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=600752
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=655136
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

Solution :

Update the affected ruby packages.

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: 75729 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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