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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Ruby before 2.3.8, 2.4.x before 2.4.5, 2.5.x before 2.5.2, and 2.6.x before 2.6.0-preview3. It does not taint strings that result from unpacking tainted strings with some formats.
The JSON gem through 2.2.0 for Ruby, as used in Ruby 2.4 through 2.4.9, 2.5 through 2.5.7, and 2.6 through 2.6.5, has an Unsafe Object Creation Vulnerability. This is quite similar to CVE-2013-0269 , but does not rely on poor garbage-collection behavior within Ruby.
Specifically, use of JSON parsing methods can lead to creation of a malicious object within the interpreter, with adverse effects that are application-dependent. (CVE-2020-10663)
SolutionRun 'yum update ruby20' to update your system.