FreeBSD : ruby -- multiple integer and buffer overflow vulnerabilities (53802164-3f7e-11dd-90ea-0019666436c2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 33241


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The official ruby site reports :

Multiple vulnerabilities in Ruby may lead to a denial of service (DoS) condition or allow execution of arbitrary code.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33241

File Name: freebsd_pkg_538021643f7e11dd90ea0019666436c2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/06/24

Modified: 2015/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby+oniguruma, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby+pthreads, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby+pthreads+oniguruma, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby_static, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2726

CWE: 189