Fedora 17 : ruby-220.127.116.11-17.fc17 (2012-15395)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62528
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSome security flaws were found on ruby currently shipped on Fedora 17 where malicious user can bypass safe mechanize by raising exception intentionally and make arbitrary strings tainted. This flaw were now registered as CVE-2012-4464 and CVE-2012-4466.
This update rpm will fix this issue.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected ruby package.