SuSE 10 Security Update : Ruby (ZYPP Patch Number 5484)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34020


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


This update of ruby fixes :

- a possible information leakage. (CVE-2008-1145)

- a directory traversal bug (CVE-2008-1891) in WEBrick

- various memory corruptions and integer overflows in array and string handling. (CVE-2008-2662 / CVE-2008-2663 / CVE-2008-2664 / CVE-2008-2725 / CVE-2008-2726 / CVE-2008-2727 / CVE-2008-2728)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5484.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34020

File Name: suse_ruby-5484.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/08/21

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

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: 2008/07/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1145, CVE-2008-1891, CVE-2008-2662, CVE-2008-2663, CVE-2008-2664, CVE-2008-2725, CVE-2008-2726

CWE: 22, 189, 399