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[GLSA-200507-10] Ruby: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Ruby: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-10
(Ruby: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC)
Nobuhiro IMAI reported that an invalid default value in "utils.rb"
causes the security protections of the XML-RPC server to fail.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Ruby users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/ruby-1.8.2-r2"
Threat Level: High
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