Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1558-1] ruby2.1 security update)

Published: 2018-10-28 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
ruby2.1 on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.5-2+deb8u6. We recommend that you upgrade your ruby2.1 Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
CVE-2018-16395 Fix for OpenSSL::X509::Name equality check. CVE-2018-16396 Tainted flags are not propagated in Array#pack and String#unpack with some directives.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16395
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16396

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00020.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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