Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : ruby (cve_2013_4164_buffer_errors)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80758

Synopsis

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.

Description

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- Heap-based buffer overflow in Ruby 1.8, 1.9 before 1.9.3-p484, 2.0 before 2.0.0-p353, 2.1 before 2.1.0 preview2, and trunk before revision 43780 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a string that is converted to a floating point value, as demonstrated using (1) the to_f method or (2) JSON.parse. (CVE-2013-4164)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a913f44

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/cve-2013-4164-buffer-errors-vulnerability-in-ruby

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80758

File Name: solaris11_ruby_20140731.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:ruby

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4164