EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.0 : ruby (EulerOS-SA-2018-1347)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118435

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the ruby packages installed, the EulerOS
Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the
following vulnerability :

- It was found that WEBrick could be forced to use an
excessive amount of memory during the processing of
HTTP requests, leading to a Denial of Service. An
attacker could use this flaw to send huge requests to a
WEBrick application, resulting in the server running
out of memory.(CVE-2018-8777)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected ruby package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?18301e62

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118435

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1347.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/26

Modified: 2018/11/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ruby, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ruby-irb, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:ruby-libs, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.0

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8777