Slackware 11.0 / 12.0 / 12.1 / current : ruby (SSA:2008-179-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 33287


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New ruby packages are available for Slackware 11.0, 12.0, 12.1, and
-current to fix security issues.


Update the affected ruby package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 33287

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2008-179-01.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 7/2/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:ruby, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:11.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/28/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/24/2008

Reference Information

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

BID: 29903

CWE: 189, 399

SSA: 2008-179-01