Fedora 8 : ruby- (2008-5649)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 33260


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Tue Jun 24 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -

- New upstream release.

- Security fixes. (#452293)

- CVE-2008-1891: WEBrick CGI source disclosure.

- CVE-2008-2662: Integer overflow in rb_str_buf_append().

- CVE-2008-2663: Integer overflow in rb_ary_store().

- CVE-2008-2664: Unsafe use of alloca in rb_str_format().

- CVE-2008-2725: Integer overflow in rb_ary_splice().

- CVE-2008-2726: Integer overflow in rb_ary_splice().

- ruby- removed.

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

- 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> -

- Autorebuild for GCC 4.3

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

- Rebuild for gcc-4.3.

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

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

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

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

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

- Rebuild.

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

- Clean up again.

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

- 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> -

- 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> -

- New upstream release.

- ruby- 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.

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.


Update the affected ruby package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 33260

File Name: fedora_2008-5649.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/26/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/25/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/18/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1891, CVE-2008-2662, CVE-2008-2663, CVE-2008-2664, CVE-2008-2725, CVE-2008-2726

BID: 29903

CWE: 22, 189, 399

FEDORA: 2008-5649