Scientific Linux Security Update : ruby on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 125208


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


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)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 125208

File Name: sl_20190515_ruby_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/05/16

Updated: 2020/01/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

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