RHEL 7 : ruby (RHSA-2019:1235)

high Nessus Plugin ID 125201

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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 packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1235

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-8322

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-8323

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-8324

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-8325

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125201

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-1235.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/16/2019

Updated: 1/15/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ruby, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ruby-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ruby-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ruby-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ruby-irb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ruby-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ruby-tcltk, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rubygem-bigdecimal, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rubygem-io-console, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rubygem-json, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rubygem-minitest, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rubygem-psych, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rubygem-rake, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rubygem-rdoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rubygems, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rubygems-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/15/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/17/2019

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2019:1235