FreeBSD : Ruby -- unsafe tainted string vulnerability (3b50881d-1860-4721-aab1-503290e23f6c)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87610
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionRuby developer reports :
There is an unsafe tainted string vulnerability in Fiddle and DL. This issue was originally reported and fixed with CVE-2009-5147 in DL, but reappeared after DL was reimplemented using Fiddle and libffi.
And, about DL, CVE-2009-5147 was fixed at Ruby 1.9.1, but not fixed at other branches, then rubies which bundled DL except Ruby 1.9.1 are still vulnerable.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.