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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:079: 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-2006:079 (ruby).



A vulnerability in how ruby's HTTP module uses blocking sockets was reported by
Yukihiro Matsumoto. By sending large amounts of data to a server application
using this module, a remote attacker could exploit it to render the application
unusable and not respond to other client requests. The updated packages have
been patched to fix this problem.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:079
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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