EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.0 : ruby (EulerOS-SA-2018-1347)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118435
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected ruby package.