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Debian Security Advisory DSA 862-1 (ruby1.8)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to ruby1.8 announced via advisory DSA 862-1.

Insight

Insight

Yutaka Oiwa discovered a bug in Ruby, the interpreter for the object-oriented scripting language, that can cause illegal program code to bypass the safe level and taint flag protections check and be executed. The following matrix lists the fixed versions in our distributions: old stable (woody) stable (sarge) unstable (sid) ruby 1.6.7-3woody5 n/a n/a ruby1.6 n/a 1.6.8-12sarge1 1.6.8-13 ruby1.8 n/a 1.8.2-7sarge2 1.8.3-1 We recommend that you upgrade your ruby packages.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20862-1

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