Debian DLA-1113-1 : ruby1.8 security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 103471

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Some vulnerabilities were found in the Ruby 1.8 package that affects the LTS distribution.

CVE-2017-0898

Buffer underrun vulnerability in Kernel.sprintf

CVE-2017-10784

Escape sequence injection vulnerability in the Basic authentication of WEBrick

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.7.358-7.1+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.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/09/msg00030.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/ruby1.8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103471

File Name: debian_DLA-1113.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/27

Updated: 2018/07/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libruby1.8, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libruby1.8-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtcltk-ruby1.8, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ri1.8, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby1.8, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby1.8-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby1.8-examples, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby1.8-full, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0898, CVE-2017-10784