openSUSE Security Update : ruby (ruby-123)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40121


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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)


Update the affected ruby packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40121

File Name: suse_11_0_ruby-080729.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2016/12/21

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-doc-ri, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-examples, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-test-suite, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-tk, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

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