Fedora 18 : ruby- (2013-12123)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 67339


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected ruby package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67339

File Name: fedora_2013-12123.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4073

BID: 60843

FEDORA: 2013-12123