RHEL 7 : ruby (RHSA-2019:2028)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 127649
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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 Moderate. 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: HTTP response splitting in WEBrick (CVE-2017-17742)

* ruby: DoS by large request in WEBrick (CVE-2018-8777)

* ruby: Buffer under-read in String#unpack (CVE-2018-8778)

* ruby: Unintentional directory traversal by poisoned NULL byte in Dir (CVE-2018-8780)

* ruby: Tainted flags are not propagated in Array#pack and String#unpack with some directives (CVE-2018-16396)

* rubygems: Path traversal when writing to a symlinked basedir outside of the root (CVE-2018-1000073)

* rubygems: Unsafe Object Deserialization Vulnerability in gem owner allowing arbitrary code execution on specially crafted YAML (CVE-2018-1000074)

* rubygems: Improper verification of signatures in tarball allows to install mis-signed gem (CVE-2018-1000076)

* rubygems: Missing URL validation on spec home attribute allows malicious gem to set an invalid homepage URL (CVE-2018-1000077)

* rubygems: XSS vulnerability in homepage attribute when displayed via gem server (CVE-2018-1000078)

* rubygems: Path traversal issue during gem installation allows to write to arbitrary filesystem locations (CVE-2018-1000079)

* ruby: Unintentional file and directory creation with directory traversal in tempfile and tmpdir (CVE-2018-6914)

* ruby: Unintentional socket creation by poisoned NULL byte in UNIXServer and UNIXSocket (CVE-2018-8779)

* rubygems: Infinite loop vulnerability due to negative size in tar header causes Denial of Service (CVE-2018-1000075)

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.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3395ff0b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2028

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-17742

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-6914

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-8777

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-8778

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-8779

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-8780

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-16396

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1000073

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1000074

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1000075

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1000076

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1000077

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1000078

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1000079

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 127649

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2028.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/12/2019

Updated: 1/6/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-8780

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

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: 8/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/13/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17742, CVE-2018-1000073, CVE-2018-1000074, CVE-2018-1000075, CVE-2018-1000076, CVE-2018-1000077, CVE-2018-1000078, CVE-2018-1000079, CVE-2018-16396, CVE-2018-6914, CVE-2018-8777, CVE-2018-8778, CVE-2018-8779, CVE-2018-8780

RHSA: 2019:2028