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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0345
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0345
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0345

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated ruby-RubyGems package fixes security vulnerability: RubyGems does not validate the hostname when fetching gems or making API request, which allows remote attackers to redirect requests to arbitrary domains via a crafted DNS SRV record, aka a DNS hijack attack (CVE-2015-3900).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-3900
BugTraq ID: 75482
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1657
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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