Fedora 17 : ruby- (2013-8411)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66681


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability was found in DL and Fiddle in Ruby where tainted strings can be used by system calls regardless of the $SAFE level set in Ruby. This vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2013-2065.

This 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.


Update the affected ruby package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66681

File Name: fedora_2013-8411.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/30

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2065

FEDORA: 2013-8411