SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ruby (SUSE-SU-2017:0948-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99242


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for ruby fixes the following issues: Secuirty issues fixed :

- CVE-2015-1855: Ruby OpenSSL Hostname Verification (bsc#926974)

- CVE-2015-7551: Unsafe tainted string usage in Fiddle and DL (bsc#959495) Bugfixes :

- fix small mistake in the backport for (bsc#986630)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Webyast 1.3:zypper in -t patch slewyst13-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3:zypper in -t patch slestso13-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ruby-13052=1

SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3:zypper in -t patch sleslms13-ruby-13052=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99242

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0948-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/07

Modified: 2017/04/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ruby-tk, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1855, CVE-2015-7551

BID: 74446

OSVDB: 120541, 131943