Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200507-10] Ruby: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200507-10] Ruby: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Ruby: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-10
(Ruby: Arbitrary command execution through XML-RPC)


Nobuhiro IMAI reported that an invalid default value in "utils.rb"
causes the security protections of the XML-RPC server to fail.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary commands.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1992
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/20050701.html


Solution:
All Ruby users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/ruby-1.8.2-r2"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

1960 Analog Computer Programming / Tube Op Amp Design 650pgs PACE 231R TR-48
$32.0
1960 Analog Computer Programming / Tube Op Amp Design 650pgs PACE 231R TR-48 picture1950 High Speed Computers Analog ENIAC EDVAC Harvard Mark I Raytheon UNIVAC 1101
$42.0
1950 High Speed Computers Analog ENIAC EDVAC Harvard Mark I Raytheon UNIVAC 1101 pictureATI Analog Audio Video Converter Vintage Computer Cable
$29.95
ATI Analog Audio Video Converter Vintage Computer Cable picture1980s - Vintage Suncom Analog Edge Game - Joystick Controller for IBM computers
$6.99
1980s - Vintage Suncom Analog Edge Game - Joystick Controller for IBM computers picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.