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[DSA748] DSA-748-1 ruby1.8 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
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
This problem is fixed for the unstable distribution in version 1.8.2-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby1.8 package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-748
Threat Level: High
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