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.