Debian dsa-5698 : ruby-rack - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 197905


The remote Debian host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The remote Debian 11 / 12 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the dsa-5698 advisory.

- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA-5698-1 [email protected] Moritz Muehlenhoff May 24, 2024
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package : ruby-rack CVE ID : CVE-2024-25126 CVE-2024-26141 CVE-2024-26146

Multiple security issues were found in Rack, an interface for developing web applications in Ruby, which could result in denial of service.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.4-3+deb11u2.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-rack packages.

For the detailed security status of ruby-rack please refer to its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at:

Mailing list: [email protected]

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Debian security advisory.

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


Upgrade the ruby-rack packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 197905

File Name: debian_DSA-5698.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/24/2024

Updated: 5/27/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-26141


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:12.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ruby-rack

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/24/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/28/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-25126, CVE-2024-26141, CVE-2024-26146