Fedora 7 : ruby-1.8.6.114-1.fc7 (2008-2458)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 31433
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Tue Mar 4 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.114-1

- Security fix for CVE-2008-1145.

- Improve a spec file. (#226381)

- Correct License tag.

- Fix a timestamp issue.

- Own a arch-specific directory.

- Tue Feb 19 2008 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at fedoraproject.org> - 1.8.6.111-9

- Autorebuild for GCC 4.3

- Tue Feb 19 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.111-8

- Rebuild for gcc-4.3.

- Tue Jan 15 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.111-7

- Revert the change of libruby-static.a. (#428384)

- Fri Jan 11 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.111-6

- Fix an unnecessary replacement for shebang. (#426835)

- Fri Jan 4 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.111-5

- Rebuild.

- Fri Dec 28 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.111-4

- Clean up again.

- Fri Dec 21 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.111-3

- Clean up the spec file.

- Remove ruby-man-1.4.6 stuff. this is entirely the out-dated document. this could be replaced by ri.

- Disable the static library building.

- Tue Dec 4 2007 Release Engineering <rel-eng at fedoraproject dot org> - 1.8.6.111-2

- Rebuild for openssl bump

- Wed Oct 31 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com>

- Fix the dead link.

- Mon Oct 29 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.111-1

- New upstream release.

- ruby-1.8.6.111-CVE-2007-5162.patch: Update a bit with backporting the changes at trunk to enable the fix without any modifications on the users' scripts. Note that Net::HTTP#enable_post_connection_check isn't available anymore. If you want to disable this post-check, you should give OpenSSL::SSL::VERIFY_NONE to Net::HTTP#verify_mode= instead of.

- Mon Oct 15 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.110-2

- Enable pthread support for ppc too. (#201452)

- Fix unexpected dependencies appears in ruby-libs.
(#253325)

- Wed Oct 10 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.110-1

- New upstream release.

- ruby-r12567.patch: removed.

- ruby-1.8.6-CVE-2007-5162.patch: security fix for Net::HTTP that is insufficient verification of SSL certificate.

- Thu Aug 23 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.36-4

- Rebuild

- Fri Aug 10 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com>

- Update License tag.

- Wed Jul 25 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.36-3

- ruby-r12567.patch: backport patch from upstream svn to get rid of the unnecessary declarations. (#245446)

- Fri Jul 20 2007 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> - 1.8.6.36-2

- New upstream release.

- Fix Etc::getgrgid to get the correct gid as requested.
(#236647)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected ruby package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=435902

http://www.nessus.org/u?44661efd

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31433

File Name: fedora_2008-2458.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/13/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/13/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/4/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1145

BID: 28123

FEDORA: 2008-2458

CWE: 22