Debian Security Advisory DSA 864-1 (ruby1.8)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:03:37
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:


Technical Details:
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 Linux Distribution Packages.

The remote host is missing an update to ruby1.8 announced via advisory DSA 864-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

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