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MDKSA-2005:118: 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 MDKSA-2005:118 (ruby).
A vulnerability was discovered in ruby version 1.8 that could allow for the
execution of arbitrary commands on a server running the ruby xmlrpc server.
The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:118
Threat Level: High
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