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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.57129
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0604
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0604.

Ruby is an interpreted scripting language for object-oriented programming.

A number of flaws were found in the safe-level restrictions in Ruby. It
was possible for an attacker to create a carefully crafted malicious script
that can allow the bypass of certain safe-level restrictions. (CVE-2006-3694)

Users of Ruby should update to these erratum packages, which contain a
backported patch and are not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0604.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
6.4

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3694
BugTraq ID: 18944
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18944
Debian Security Information: DSA-1139 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1139
Debian Security Information: DSA-1157 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1157
http://jvn.jp/jp/JVN%2313947696/index.html
http://jvn.jp/jp/JVN%2383768862/index.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:134
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-security/2006-July/003907.html
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-security/2006-July/003915.html
http://www.osvdb.org/27144
http://www.osvdb.org/27145
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9983
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0604.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/21009
http://secunia.com/advisories/21233
http://secunia.com/advisories/21236
http://secunia.com/advisories/21272
http://secunia.com/advisories/21337
http://secunia.com/advisories/21598
http://secunia.com/advisories/21657
http://secunia.com/advisories/21749
SGI Security Advisory: 20060801-01-P
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060801-01-P
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:021 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_21_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-325-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2760
XForce ISS Database: ruby-alias-directory-security-bypass(27725)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27725
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