Upstream information

CVE-2005-1992 at MITRE

Description

The XMLRPC server in utils.rb for the ruby library (libruby) 1.8 sets an invalid default value that prevents "security protection" using handlers, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 95366 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • ruby >= 1.8.1-42.7
suse91.ia64
suse91.s390
suse91.x86
suse91.ppc
YOU Patch Nr: 10345
SuSE Linux 9.0 for AMD64
SuSE Linux 9.0 for IA32
  • ruby >= 1.8.0-76
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • ruby >= 1.8.1-42.7
SUSE LINUX 9.2
  • ruby >= 1.8.1-48.4
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • ruby >= 1.8.1-51.2