Things that are supposed to make life easier for developers and users are often easy targets for exploitation by hackers. Like many situations in the tech world, there is usually a trade-off between convenience and security. One such trade-off is found in a system known as Distributed Ruby, which can be compromised easily with Metasploit.
Overview of Distributed Ruby
Distributed Ruby, also known as dRuby, or DRb, is a distributed object system for the Ruby programming language that allows for remote method calls between Ruby processes, even if they are on different machines. It uses its own… more