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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2012.0147.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2012:0147-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'ruby' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:0147-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'ruby' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2012:0147-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update of ruby provides 1.8.7p357, which contains many stability fixes and bug fixes while maintaining full compatibility with the previous version. A detailailed list of changes is available from [link moved to references] g og> .

The most important fixes are:

* Hash functions are now using a randomized seed to avoid algorithmic complexity attacks. If available,
OpenSSL::Random.seed at the SecureRandom.random_bytes is used to achieve this. (CVE-2011-4815
> )
* mkconfig.rb: fix for continued lines.
* Fix Infinity to be greater than any bignum number.
* Initialize store->ex_data.sk.
* Several IPv6 related fixes.
* Fixes for zlib.
* Reinitialize PRNG when forking children
(CVE-2011-2686
> , CVE-2011-3009
> )
* Fixes to securerandom. (CVE-2011-2705
> )
* Fix uri route_to
* Fix race condition with variables and autoload.

Affected Software/OS:
'ruby' package(s) on WebYaST 1.2, SUSE Studio Standard Edition 1.2, SUSE Studio Onsite 1.2, SUSE Studio Onsite 1.1, SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1, SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.1

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2686
BugTraq ID: 49015
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49015
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-July/063071.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-July/063062.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/11/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/12/14
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/20/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/20/16
XForce ISS Database: ruby-random-number-dos(69032)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/69032
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2705
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1581.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-3009
BugTraq ID: 49126
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/49126
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/4338
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0070
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0070.html
XForce ISS Database: ruby-random-number-weak-security(69157)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/69157
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-4815
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/May/msg00001.html
Bugtraq: 20111228 n.runs-SA-2011.004 - web programming languages and platforms - DoS through hash table (Google Search)
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2011-12/0181.html
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#903934
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/903934
http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN90615481/index.html
http://jvndb.jvn.jp/ja/contents/2012/JVNDB-2012-000066.html
http://www.nruns.com/_downloads/advisory28122011.pdf
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2011-003.html
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/391606
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0069
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0069.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026474
http://secunia.com/advisories/47405
http://secunia.com/advisories/47822
XForce ISS Database: ruby-hash-dos(72020)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/72020
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