SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ruby (SUSE-SU-2017:0948-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for ruby fixes the following issues: Secuirty issues
fixed :

- CVE-2015-1855: Ruby OpenSSL Hostname Verification
(bsc#926974)

- CVE-2015-7551: Unsafe tainted string usage in Fiddle and
DL (bsc#959495) Bugfixes :

- fix small mistake in the backport for (bsc#986630)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/926974
https://bugzilla.suse.com/959495
https://bugzilla.suse.com/986630
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1855.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7551.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?4681497e

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Webyast 1.3:zypper in -t patch slewyst13-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3:zypper in -t patch slestso13-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3:zypper in -t patch
sleslms13-ruby-13052=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99242 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74446

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1855
CVE-2015-7551

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