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MDKSA-2005:191: 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-2005:191 (ruby).
Yutaka Oiwa discovered a bug in Ruby, the interpreter for the object-oriented
scripting language, that can cause illegal program code to bypass the safe
level and taint flag protections check and be executed.
The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:191
Threat Level: High
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