Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : ruby (cve_2013_4164_buffer_errors)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Heap-based buffer overflow in Ruby 1.8, 1.9 before
1.9.3-p484, 2.0 before 2.0.0-p353, 2.1 before 2.1.0
preview2, and trunk before revision 43780 allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service
(segmentation fault) and possibly execute arbitrary code
via a string that is converted to a floating point
value, as demonstrated using (1) the to_f method or (2)
JSON.parse. (CVE-2013-4164)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2013_4164_buffer_errors

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80758 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4164

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