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FreeBSD Ports: ruby, ruby+pthreads, ruby+pthreads+oniguruma, ruby+oniguruma

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: ruby ruby+pthreads ruby+pthreads+oniguruma ruby+oniguruma CVE-2008-1447 The DNS protocol, as implemented in (1) BIND 8 and 9 before 9.5.0-P1, 9.4.2-P1, and 9.3.5-P1 (2) Microsoft DNS in Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 and other implementations allow remote attackers to spoof DNS traffic via a birthday attack that uses in-bailiwick referrals to conduct cache poisoning against recursive resolvers, related to insufficient randomness of DNS transaction IDs and source ports, aka 'DNS Insufficient Socket Entropy Vulnerability' or 'the Kaminsky bug.'

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2008/08/08/multiple-vulnerabilities-in-ruby/ http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/959d384d-6b59-11dd-9d79-001fc61c2a55.html

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