SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : Recommended update for ruby2.5 (SUSE-SU-2020:0737-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 134824



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for ruby2.5 toversion 2.5.7 fixes the following issues :

ruby 2.5 was updated to version 2.5.7

CVE-2020-8130: Fixed a command injection in intree copy of rake (bsc#1164804).

CVE-2019-16255: Fixed a code injection vulnerability of Shell#[] and Shell#test (bsc#1152990).

CVE-2019-16254: Fixed am HTTP response splitting in WEBrick (bsc#1152992).

CVE-2019-15845: Fixed a null injection vulnerability of File.fnmatch and File.fnmatch? (bsc#1152994).

CVE-2019-16201: Fixed a regular expression denial of service of WEBrick Digest access authentication (bsc#1152995).

CVE-2012-6708: Fixed an XSS in JQuery

CVE-2015-9251: Fixed an XSS in JQuery

Fixed unit tests (bsc#1140844)

Removed some unneeded test files (bsc#1162396).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-2020-737=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2020-737=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-737=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-737=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-737=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-737=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134824

File Name: suse_SU-2020-0737-1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/23/2020

Updated: 5/18/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-8130


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-16255

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libruby2_5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libruby2_5-2_5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby2.5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby2.5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby2.5-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby2.5-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby2.5-devel-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby2.5-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby2.5-stdlib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby2.5-stdlib-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6708, CVE-2015-9251, CVE-2019-15845, CVE-2019-16201, CVE-2019-16254, CVE-2019-16255, CVE-2020-8130