Red Hat Satellite 6 missing latest rubygem-rake package

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Red Hat Satellite 6


  • Latest rubygem-rake is not available in satellite-6.x repository.
  • Available rubygem-rake on satellite repository is vulnerable to following CVE:


  • This is a known issue and escalated to the engineering team via Bugzilla.
  • Use following workaround for the time being:
    • Download the latest rubygem-rake from this Url and copy to the Satellite server
    • Update the package and restart the satellite services:
# yum upgrade ./rubygem-rake-0.9.6-36.el7.noarch.rpm
# katello-service restart

Diagnostic Steps

  • To check the installed version of rubygem-rake on your satellite:
# rpm -qa rubygem-rake

# yum list-sec --enablerepo=rhel-7-server-optional-rpms | grep rubygem-rake
RHSA-2018:0378 Important/Sec. rubygem-rake-0.9.6-33.el7_4.noarch
RHSA-2018:3738 Important/Sec. rubygem-rake-0.9.6-34.el7_6.noarch

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