FreeBSD : ruby -- Hostname check bypassing vulnerability in SSL client (ebd877b9-7ef4-4375-b1fd-c67780581898)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 67251


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Ruby Developers report :

Ruby's SSL client implements hostname identity check but it does not properly handle hostnames in the certificate that contain null bytes.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67251

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ebd877b97ef44375b1fdc67780581898.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2013/10/02

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: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby18, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ruby19, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4073