Oracle Linux 7 : ruby (ELSA-2019-1235)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 125191

Synopsis

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

Description

From 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.

Solution

Update the affected ruby packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-May/008738.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 125191

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-1235.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/05/16

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/05/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/06/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-8322, CVE-2019-8323, CVE-2019-8324, CVE-2019-8325

RHSA: 2019:1235