Fedora 26 : ruby (2018-1fffa787e7)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 107280
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fix: Multiple vulnerabilities in RubyGems https://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2018/02/17/multiple-vulnerabilities- in-rubygems/

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Solution

Update the affected ruby package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-1fffa787e7

http://www.nessus.org/u?83019dc5

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 107280

File Name: fedora_2018-1fffa787e7.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/12/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/20/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17790, CVE-2018-1000073