Oracle Linux 7 : ruby (ELSA-2018-3738)
High Nessus Plugin ID 119293
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:3738 :
An update for ruby is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Ruby is an extensible, interpreted, object-oriented, scripting language. It has features to process text files and to perform system management tasks.
Security Fix(es) :
* ruby: OpenSSL::X509::Name equality check does not work correctly (CVE-2018-16395)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected ruby packages.