FreeBSD : ruby-gems -- Algorithmic Complexity Vulnerability (54237182-9635-4a8b-92d7-33bfaeed84cd)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71070
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionRuby Gem developers report :
RubyGems validates versions with a regular expression that is vulnerable to denial of service due to backtracking. For specially crafted RubyGems versions attackers can cause denial of service through CPU consumption.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.