SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Ruby (SAT Patch Number 9136)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74118


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This Ruby update fixes the following security issue :

- Fixed entity expansion DoS vulnerability in REXML.
(CVE-2013-1821). (bnc#808137)


Apply SAT patch number 9136.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74118

File Name: suse_11_ruby-140415.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/21/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ruby, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ruby-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ruby-tk, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/15/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1821