Scientific Linux Security Update : ruby on SL6.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71202
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Ruby parsed floating point numbers from their text representation. If an application using Ruby accepted untrusted input strings and converted them to floating point numbers, an attacker able to provide such input could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application. (CVE-2013-4164)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.