Fedora Core 5 : ruby-1.8.5-1.fc5 (2006-1110)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24039


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Fri Oct 27 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.5-1

- security fix release.

- ruby-1.8.5-cgi-CVE-2006-5467.patch: fix a CGI multipart parsing bug that causes the denial of service. (#212396)

- backport fixes from devel.

- fixed rbconfig.rb to refer to DESTDIR for sitearchdir.

- updates to 1.8.5

- removed the unnecessary patches:
ruby-1.8.4-no-eaccess.patch, ruby-1.8.4-64bit-pack.patch, ruby-1.8.4-fix-insecure-dir-operation.patch, ruby-1.8.4-fix-insecure-regexp-modification.patch, ruby-1.8.4-fix-alias-safe-level.patch.

- build with --enable-pthread except on ppc.

- ruby-1.8.5-hash-memory-leak.patch: backported from CVS to fix a memory leak on Hash. [ruby-talk:211233]

- owns sitearchdir. (#201208)

- Thu Jul 20 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.4-8

- security fixes [CVE-2006-3694]

- ruby-1.8.4-fix-insecure-dir-operation.patch :

- ruby-1.8.4-fix-insecure-regexp-modification.patch:
fixed the insecure operations in the certain safe-level restrictions. (#199538)

- ruby-1.8.4-fix-alias-safe-level.patch: fixed to not bypass the certain safe-level restrictions. (#199543)

- Mon Jun 19 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.4-7.fc5

- fixed the wrong file list again. moved tcltk library into ruby-tcltk. (#195872)

- Thu Jun 8 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.4-5.fc5

- ruby-deprecated-search-path.patch: applied to add more search path for backward compatibility.

- added byacc to BuildReq.

- exclude ppc64 to make ruby-mode package. right now emacs.ppc64 isn't provided and buildsys became much stricter.

- Wed May 17 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.4-4.fc5

- correct sitelibdir. (#184198)

- ruby-rubyprefix.patch: moved all arch-independent modules under /usr/lib/ruby and keep arch-dependent modules under /usr/lib64/ruby for 64bit archs. so 'rubylibdir', 'sitelibdir' and 'sitedir' in Config::CONFIG points to the kind of /usr/lib/ruby now. (#184199)

- ruby-deprecated-search-path.patch: added the deprecated installation paths to the search path for the backward compatibility.

- added a Provides: ruby(abi) to ruby-libs.

- ruby-1.8.4-64bit-pack.patch: backport patch from upstream to fix unpack('l') not working on 64bit arch and integer overflow on template 'w'. (#189350)

- updated License tag to be more comfortable, and with a pointer to get more details, like Python package does.

- clean up.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 24039

File Name: fedora_2006-1110.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/01/17

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-docs, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-irb, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-libs, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-mode, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-rdoc, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-ri, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby-tcltk, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:5

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/30

Reference Information

BID: 20777

FEDORA: 2006-1110