Debian DLA-1114-1 : ruby1.9.1 security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 103472
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionMultiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the Ruby 1.9 interpretor.
Buffer underrun vulnerability in Kernel.sprintf
ANSI escape sequence vulnerability
DOS vulernerability in the query command
gem installer allows a malicious gem to overwrite arbitrary files
Escape sequence injection vulnerability in the Basic authentication of WEBrick
Buffer underrun vulnerability in OpenSSL ASN1 decode
Heap exposure vulnerability in generating JSON
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 126.96.36.199-8.1+deb7u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby1.9.1 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.