GLSA-200510-05 : Ruby: Security bypass vulnerability
High Nessus Plugin ID 19975
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200510-05 (Ruby: Security bypass vulnerability)
Dr. Yutaka Oiwa discovered that Ruby fails to properly enforce safe level protections.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code beyond the restrictions specified in each safe level.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Ruby users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/ruby-1.8.3'