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MDKSA-2006:225: 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-2006:225 (ruby).
Another vulnerability has been discovered in the CGI library (cgi.rb)
that ships with Ruby which could be used by a malicious user to create
a denial of service attack (DoS).
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:225
Threat Level: High
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