GLSA-201710-18 : Ruby: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 103911

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-18 (Ruby: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ruby. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Ruby users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/ruby-2.2.8'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-18

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103911

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201710-18.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/18

Updated: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ruby, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2337, CVE-2017-0898, CVE-2017-10784, CVE-2017-14033, CVE-2017-14064

GLSA: 201710-18