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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58984
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0965
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0965.

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

An SSL certificate validation flaw was discovered in several Ruby Net
modules. The libraries were not checking the requested host name against
the common name (CN) in the SSL server certificate, possibly allowing a man
in the middle attack. (CVE-2007-5162, CVE-2007-5770)

Users of Ruby should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to resolve these issues.

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-2007-0965.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
5.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5162
BugTraq ID: 25847
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25847
Bugtraq: 20070927 Ruby Net::HTTPS library does not validate server certificate CN (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/480987/100/0/threaded
Bugtraq: 20071112 FLEA-2007-0068-1 ruby (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483577/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1410 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1410
Debian Security Information: DSA-1411 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1411
Debian Security Information: DSA-1412 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1412
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00097.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00391.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00087.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:029
http://www.isecpartners.com/advisories/2007-006-rubyssl.txt
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=313791
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10738
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0961.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0965.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/26985
http://secunia.com/advisories/27044
http://secunia.com/advisories/27432
http://secunia.com/advisories/27576
http://secunia.com/advisories/27673
http://secunia.com/advisories/27756
http://secunia.com/advisories/27764
http://secunia.com/advisories/27769
http://secunia.com/advisories/27818
http://secunia.com/advisories/28645
http://secunia.com/advisories/29556
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3180
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:024 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_24_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-596-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3340
XForce ISS Database: ruby-nethttps-mitm(36861)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36861
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5770
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
BugTraq ID: 26421
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26421
Cert/CC Advisory: TA07-352A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=362081
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11025
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018938
http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
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