openSUSE Security Update : ruby2.1 (openSUSE-2017-527)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 99753

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This ruby2.1 update to version 2.1.9 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-2339: heap overflow vulnerability in the Fiddle::Function.new'initialize' (bsc#1018808)

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

- CVE-2015-3900: hostname validation does not work when fetching gems or making API requests (bsc#936032)

- CVE-2015-1855: Ruby'a OpenSSL extension suffers a vulnerability through overly permissive matching of hostnames (bsc#926974)

- CVE-2014-4975: off-by-one stack-based buffer overflow in the encodes() function (bsc#887877)

Bugfixes :

- SUSEconnect doesn't handle domain wildcards in no_proxy environment variable properly (bsc#1014863)

- Segmentation fault after pack & ioctl & unpack (bsc#909695)

- Ruby:HTTP Header injection in 'net/http' (bsc#986630)

ChangeLog :

- http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v2_1_9/ChangeLog

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected ruby2.1 packages.

See Also

http://svn.ruby-lang.org/repos/ruby/tags/v2_1_9/ChangeLog

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1014863

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1018808

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=887877

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=909695

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=926974

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=936032

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=959495

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=986630

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99753

File Name: openSUSE-2017-527.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/1/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:42.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libruby2_1-2_1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:libruby2_1-2_1-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ruby2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ruby2.1-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ruby2.1-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ruby2.1-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ruby2.1-devel-extra:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ruby2.1-doc-ri:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ruby2.1-stdlib:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ruby2.1-stdlib-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/28/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1855, CVE-2015-7551, CVE-2014-4975, CVE-2015-3900, CVE-2016-2339