SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : ruby2.5 (SUSE-SU-2020:0995-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135671

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for ruby2.5 to version 2.5.8 fixes the following issues :

CVE-2020-10663: Unsafe Object Creation Vulnerability in JSON (bsc#1167244).

CVE-2020-10933: Heap exposure vulnerability in the socket library (bsc#1168938).

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.

Solution

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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-995=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-995=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1167244

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1168938

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-10663/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-10933/

http://www.nessus.org/u?99ee8ee0

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135671

File Name: suse_SU-2020-0995-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/16/2020

Updated: 5/13/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-10933

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-10663

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/15/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/28/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-10663, CVE-2020-10933