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[DSA748] DSA-748-1 ruby1.8 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-748-1 ruby1.8

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

A vulnerability has been discovered in ruby1.8 that could allow arbitrary
command execution on a server running the ruby xmlrpc server.
The old stable distribution (woody) did not include ruby1.8.
This problem is fixed for the current stable distribution (sarge) in
version 1.8.2-7sarge1.
This problem is fixed for the unstable distribution in version 1.8.2-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby1.8 package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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