GLSA-201412-27 : Ruby: Denial of Service
High Nessus Plugin ID 79980
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-27 (Ruby: Denial of Service)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ruby. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or bypass security restrictions.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Ruby 1.9 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/ruby-1.9.3_p551' All Ruby 2.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/ruby-2.0.0_p598'