Scientific Linux Security Update : ruby on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 128260

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?64ba4fae

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128260

File Name: sl_20190806_ruby_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/27

Updated: 2019/08/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/13

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