Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ruby (MDVSA-2015:224)

high Nessus Plugin ID 83248
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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated ruby packages fix security vulnerability :

Ruby OpenSSL hostname matching implementation violates RFC 6125 (CVE-2015-1855).

The ruby packages for MBS2 has been updated to version 2.0.0-p645, which fixes this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83248

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-224.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 5/5/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ruby2.0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ruby, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ruby-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ruby-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ruby-irb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ruby-tk, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/4/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1855

MDVSA: 2015:224