FreeBSD : ruby -- UTF-7 encoding XSS vulnerability in WEBrick (34e0316a-aa91-11df-8c2e-001517289bf8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48370


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The official ruby site reports :

WEBrick have had a cross-site scripting vulnerability that allows an attacker to inject arbitrary script or HTML via a crafted URI. This does not affect user agents that strictly implement HTTP/1.1, however, some user agents do not.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48370

File Name: freebsd_pkg_34e0316aaa9111df8c2e001517289bf8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/08/19

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby+oniguruma, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby+pthreads, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby+pthreads+oniguruma, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0541

BID: 40895