GLSA-202003-06 : Ruby: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 134473

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202003-06 (Ruby: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ruby. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, have unauthorized access by bypassing intended path matching or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Ruby 2.4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/ruby-2.4.9:2.4' All Ruby 2.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/ruby-2.5.7:2.5'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-06

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134473

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202003-06.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 3/13/2020

Updated: 7/21/2020

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-16255

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: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ruby, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/26/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15845, CVE-2019-16201, CVE-2019-16254, CVE-2019-16255

GLSA: 202003-06