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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-01 (RubyGems: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RubyGems. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to install a specially crafted gem, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll RubyGems users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-ruby/rubygems-2.6.13'