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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.704721
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian: Security Advisory for ruby2.5 (DSA-4721-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'ruby2.5'; package(s) announced via the DSA-4721-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'ruby2.5'
package(s) announced via the DSA-4721-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the interpreter for the
Ruby language.

CVE-2020-10663
Jeremy Evans reported an unsafe object creation vulnerability in the
json gem bundled with Ruby. When parsing certain JSON documents, the
json gem can be coerced into creating arbitrary objects in the
target system.

CVE-2020-10933
Samuel Williams reported a flaw in the socket library which may lead
to exposure of possibly sensitive data from the interpreter.

Affected Software/OS:
'ruby2.5' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Solution:
For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.5.5-3+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ruby2.5 packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-10663
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-10933
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