openSUSE Security Update : ruby (openSUSE-SU-2011:0561-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75729


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Ruby was prone to several security issues :

- a race condition allowed local users to delete arbitrary files (CVE-2011-1004)

- exception methods could bypass safe mode (CVE-2011-1005)

- webrick cross site scripting issue (CVE-2010-0541)

- memory corruption in the BigDecimal class (CVE-2011-0188)


Update the affected ruby packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75729

File Name: suse_11_3_ruby-110517.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-doc-ri, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-examples, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-test-suite, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby-tk, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0541, CVE-2011-0188, CVE-2011-1004, CVE-2011-1005