Debian DLA-1113-1 : ruby1.8 security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 103471
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSome vulnerabilities were found in the Ruby 1.8 package that affects the LTS distribution.
Buffer underrun vulnerability in Kernel.sprintf
Escape sequence injection vulnerability in the Basic authentication of WEBrick
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 188.8.131.528-7.1+deb7u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby1.8 packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.