Oracle Linux 7 : ruby (ELSA-2018-3738)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119293

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From 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.

Solution

Update the affected ruby packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-November/008313.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119293

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-3738.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/30

Modified: 2018/12/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:oracle:linux:ruby, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ruby-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ruby-doc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ruby-irb, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ruby-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:ruby-tcltk, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:rubygem-bigdecimal, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:rubygem-io-console, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:rubygem-json, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:rubygem-minitest, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:rubygem-psych, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:rubygem-rake, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:rubygem-rdoc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:rubygems, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:rubygems-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16395

RHSA: 2018:3738