Debian DLA-1114-1 : ruby1.9.1 security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 103472
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the Ruby 1.9 interpretor.

CVE-2017-0898

Buffer underrun vulnerability in Kernel.sprintf

CVE-2017-0899

ANSI escape sequence vulnerability

CVE-2017-0900

DOS vulernerability in the query command

CVE-2017-0901

gem installer allows a malicious gem to overwrite arbitrary files

CVE-2017-10784

Escape sequence injection vulnerability in the Basic authentication of WEBrick

CVE-2017-14033

Buffer underrun vulnerability in OpenSSL ASN1 decode

CVE-2017-14064

Heap exposure vulnerability in generating JSON

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.3.194-8.1+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.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/09/msg00029.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/ruby1.9.1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103472

File Name: debian_DLA-1114.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/27/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libruby1.9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libruby1.9.1-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtcltk-ruby1.9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ri1.9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby1.9.1, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby1.9.1-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby1.9.1-examples, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby1.9.1-full, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby1.9.3, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0898, CVE-2017-0899, CVE-2017-0900, CVE-2017-0901, CVE-2017-10784, CVE-2017-14033, CVE-2017-14064