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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1352-1] jruby security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

An unsafe object deserialization vulnerability was found in jruby, a 100% pure-Java implementation of Ruby. An attacker can use this flaw to run arbitrary code when gem owner is run on a specially crafted YAML file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

jruby on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.5.6-5+deb7u2. We recommend that you upgrade your jruby packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)