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VPR Score: 6.7
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:1235 :
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) :
* rubygems: Installing a malicious gem may lead to arbitrary code execution (CVE-2019-8324)
* rubygems: Escape sequence injection vulnerability in gem owner (CVE-2019-8322)
* rubygems: Escape sequence injection vulnerability in API response handling (CVE-2019-8323)
* rubygems: Escape sequence injection vulnerability in errors (CVE-2019-8325)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected ruby packages.