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Fedora Core 4 2006-842: ruby

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the ruby package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

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-dir-operation.patch:
- 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
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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