SuSE 10 Security Update : ruby (ZYPP Patch Number 7528)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57253


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update improves the handling of big decimal integers. Prior to this update, a bug in VpMemAlloc could cause a denial of service situation or even lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-0188)


Apply ZYPP patch number 7528.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57253

File Name: suse_ruby-7528.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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-2011-0188