openSUSE 10 Security Update : ruby (ruby-4703)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 28328


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of ruby improves the SSL certificate verification process.
(CVE-2007-5162, CVE-2007-5770) Prior to this update it was possible to intercept SSL traffic with a man-in-the-middle attack.


Update the affected ruby packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 28328

File Name: suse_ruby-4703.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/26

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-doc-ri, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-examples, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-test-suite, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-tk, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5162, CVE-2007-5770

CWE: 287