Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : rubygems (multiple_cryptographic_issues_vulnerabilities_in1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80760

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 :

- Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in Gem::Version::VERSION_PATTERN in lib/ rubygems/version.rb in RubyGems before 1.8.23.1, 1.8.24 through 1.8.25, 2.0.x before 2.0.8, and 2.1.x before 2.1.0, as used in Ruby 1.9.0 through 2.0.0p247, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted gem version that triggers a large amount of backtracking in a regular expression.
(CVE-2013-4287)

- Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in Gem::Version::ANCHORED_VERSION_PATTERN in lib/rubygems/version.rb in RubyGems before 1.8.23.2, 1.8.24 through 1.8.26, 2.0.x before 2.0.10, and 2.1.x before 2.1.5, as used in Ruby 1.9.0 through 2.0.0p247, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted gem version that triggers a large amount of backtracking in a regular expression. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-4287. (CVE-2013-4363)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.

See Also

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?f0dda764

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80760

File Name: solaris11_rubygems_20140731.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/19/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/31/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4287, CVE-2013-4363