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Fedora Core 4 2006-842: ruby Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the ruby package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2006-842 (ruby).
Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
object-oriented programming. It has many features to process text
files and to do system management tasks (as in Perl). It is simple,
straight-forward, and extensible.
Update information :
* Thu Jul 20 2006 Akira TAGOH - 1.8.4-3
- security fixes [CVE-2006-3694]
- ruby-1.8.4-fix-insecure-regexp-modification.patch: fixed the insecure
operations in the certain safe-level restrictions. (#199538)
- ruby-1.8.4-fix-alias-safe-level.patch: fixed to not bypass the certain
safe-level restrictions. (#199543)
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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