Fedora 12 : ruby-1.8.6.399-6.fc12 (2010-13341)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 48416

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

A patch is applied to this rpm for XSS security vulnerability found in WEBrick module which is now tagged as CVE-2010-0541. A bug was reported that ruby crashes when executing a script which uses some unqualified constant. Also it seems that Ruby/Tk in current rpm in Fedora causes crash even in some easy case. This new rpm will fix these issues.

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Solution

Update the affected ruby package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=587731

http://www.nessus.org/u?8af3e364

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48416

File Name: fedora_2010-13341.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/24/2010

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/23/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0541

BID: 37710, 40895

FEDORA: 2010-13341