Fedora 18 : ruby-1.9.3.448-31.fc18 (2013-12123)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 67339
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

A vulnerability was found in Ruby's SSL client that could allow man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers via valid certificate issued by a trusted certification authority.

This vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2013-4073.

This new update should solve 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.

Solution

Update the affected ruby package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=979295

http://www.nessus.org/u?3b8c5d83

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67339

File Name: fedora_2013-12123.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/12/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ruby, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/1/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4073

BID: 60843

FEDORA: 2013-12123