Fedora 15 : ruby- (2011-9359)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55677


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


New version 1.8.7p352 is released, fixing randomization process in forked process (CVE-2011-2686). Also ruby path is fixed to have no duplicate directories on all archs.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected ruby package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55677

File Name: fedora_2011-9359.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/07/26

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2686, CVE-2011-2705

FEDORA: 2011-9359