SuSE 11.1 Security Update : ruby (SAT Patch Number 4585)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 54921

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VPR Score: 5.8


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


The following several security issues of ruby have been fixed :

- A race condition allowing local users to delete arbitrary files. (CVE-2011-1004)

- Exception methods could bypass safe mode.

- webrick does not sanitize non-printable characters in log. (CVE-2009-4492)

- A webrick cross-site scripting issue. (CVE-2010-0541)

- A memory corruption in the BigDecimal class (CVE-2011-0188)


Apply SAT patch number 4585.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 54921

File Name: suse_11_ruby-110517.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/31

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ruby, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ruby-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ruby-tk, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4492, CVE-2010-0541, CVE-2011-0188, CVE-2011-1004, CVE-2011-1005

CWE: 20