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RHSA-2006-0604: irb

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the irb packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Updated ruby packages that fix security issues are now available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Ruby is an interpreted scripting language for object-oriented programming.

A number of flaws were found in the safe-level restrictions in Ruby. It
was possible for a possible hacker to create a carefully crafted malicious script
that can permit the bypass of certain safe-level restrictions.

Users of Ruby should update to these erratum packages, which contain a
backported patch and are not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

IBM Server i5 Type 9405-520
IBM Server i5 Type 9405-520 pictureIBM 7316-TF3 17" KMM Server Rack Console LCD Monitor Rackmount w/ Rails
IBM HX5 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO E7530 1.86GHZ 12GB NO HDD picture10 QTY - IBM / Edge 4GB (40GB Total) PC2 - 5300 DDR2 Server RAM
10 QTY -  IBM / Edge 4GB (40GB Total)  PC2 - 5300  DDR2 Server RAM    picture


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