openSUSE Security Update : rubygem-actionpack (rubygem-actionpack-327)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40123


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Missing input sanitation in rubygem-actionpack allowed remote attackers to inject arbitrary HTTP headers via specially crafted URLs (CVE-2008-5189).


Update the affected rubygem-actionpack package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40123

File Name: suse_11_0_rubygem-actionpack-081122.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rubygem-actionpack, 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: 2008/11/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5189

CWE: 352