RHEL 7 : ruby (RHSA-2020:2839)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 138161
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2839 advisory.

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

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/20.html

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2839

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1643089

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 138161

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-2839.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/7/2020

Updated: 3/24/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-16396

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

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: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.6, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ruby, 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

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: 7/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/25/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16396

BID: 105955

RHSA: 2020:2839

CWE: 20