Amazon Linux AMI : ruby19 (ALAS-2013-229)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70233
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

(1) DL and (2) Fiddle in Ruby 1.9 before 1.9.3 patchlevel 426, and 2.0 before 2.0.0 patchlevel 195, do not perform taint checking for native functions, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass intended $SAFE level restrictions.

Solution

Run 'yum update ruby19' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2013-229.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70233

File Name: ala_ALAS-2013-229.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/1/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby19, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby19-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby19-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby19-doc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby19-irb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:ruby19-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem19-bigdecimal, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem19-io-console, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem19-json, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem19-minitest, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem19-rake, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygem19-rdoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygems19, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:rubygems19-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2065

ALAS: 2013-229