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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 74118

Synopsis

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

Description

This Ruby update fixes the following security issue :

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

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 9136.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=808137

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1821.html

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: 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