Fedora Core 6 : ruby- (2007-718)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 26936


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Thu Oct 4 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -

- New upstream release.

- ruby-1.8.5-CVE-2007-5162.patch: security fix for Net::HTTP that is insufficient verification of SSL certificate. (#313801)

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Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 26936

File Name: fedora_2007-718.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/09

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

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:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5162

FEDORA: 2007-718

CWE: 287