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MDKSA-2005:191: 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 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 :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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