GLSA-201802-05 : Ruby: Command injection
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106886
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201802-05 (Ruby: Command injection)
A command injection flaw was discovered in Net::FTP which impacts Ruby.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to download and open a crafted file from a malicious FTP server, could execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Ruby users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/ruby-2.2.9:2.2'