FreeBSD : Ruby -- unsafe tainted string vulnerability (3b50881d-1860-4721-aab1-503290e23f6c)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Ruby developer reports :

There is an unsafe tainted string vulnerability in Fiddle and DL. This
issue was originally reported and fixed with CVE-2009-5147 in DL, but
reappeared after DL was reimplemented using Fiddle and libffi.

And, about DL, CVE-2009-5147 was fixed at Ruby 1.9.1, but not fixed at
other branches, then rubies which bundled DL except Ruby 1.9.1 are
still vulnerable.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e26bc585
http://www.nessus.org/u?3996de0f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87610 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-7551

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