GLSA-201609-02 : Bundler: Insecure installation

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93698

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VPR Score: 3.7

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201609-02 (Bundler: Insecure installation)

Bundler, allows the installation of gems from different sources with the same names, when multiple top-level gem sources are used.
Impact :

Remote attackers could inject arbitrary code via the gem install process.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All Bundler users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-ruby/bundler-1.7.3'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-02

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93698

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201609-02.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.1

Type: local

Published: 2016/09/26

Updated: 2016/09/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:bundler, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0334

GLSA: 201609-02