SuSE 10 Security Update : ruby (ZYPP Patch Number 4702)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29573


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 4702.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29573

File Name: suse_ruby-4702.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/15

Reference Information

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

CWE: 287