Fedora 25 : ruby (2017-e136d63c99)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 103341



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Fix ANSI escape sequence vulnerability (CVE-2017-0899).

- Fix DoS vulnerability in the query command (CVE-2017-0900).

- Fix a vulnerability in the gem installer that allowed a malicious gem to overwrite arbitrary files (CVE-2017-0901).

- Fix DNS request hijacking vulnerability (CVE-2017-0902).

- Fix arbitrary heap exposure during a JSON.generate call (CVE-2017-14064).

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Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected ruby package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 103341

File Name: fedora_2017-e136d63c99.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/20/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/15/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0899, CVE-2017-0900, CVE-2017-0901, CVE-2017-0902, CVE-2017-14064