SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ruby2.1 (SUSE-SU-2017:1067-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This ruby2.1 update to version 2.1.9 fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-2339: heap overflow vulnerability in the
Fiddle::Function.new'initialize' (bsc#1018808)

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

- CVE-2015-3900: hostname validation does not work when
fetching gems or making API requests (bsc#936032)

- CVE-2015-1855: Ruby'a OpenSSL extension suffers a
vulnerability through overly permissive matching of
hostnames (bsc#926974)

- CVE-2014-4975: off-by-one stack-based buffer overflow in
the encodes() function (bsc#887877) Bugfixes :

- SUSEconnect doesn't handle domain wildcards in no_proxy
environment variable properly (bsc#1014863)

- Segmentation fault after pack & ioctl & unpack
(bsc#909695)

- Ruby:HTTP Header injection in 'net/http' (bsc#986630)
ChangeLog :

- http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v2_1_9/ChangeLog

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 :

http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v2_1_9/ChangeLog
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1014863
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1018808
https://bugzilla.suse.com/887877
https://bugzilla.suse.com/909695
https://bugzilla.suse.com/926974
https://bugzilla.suse.com/936032
https://bugzilla.suse.com/959495
https://bugzilla.suse.com/986630
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-4975.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1855.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3900.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7551.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-2339.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?f2614ef7

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-624=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-624=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-624=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-624=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-624=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-624=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-624=1

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2017-624=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99578 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68474
74446
75482

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4975
CVE-2015-1855
CVE-2015-3900
CVE-2015-7551
CVE-2016-2339

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