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PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 7:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201412-27 ] Ruby: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Ruby: Denial of Service (GLSA 201412-27)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: December 13, 2014
Bug(s): #355439, #369141, #396301, #437366, #442580, #458776, #492282, #527084, #529216
ID: 201412-27

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Ruby, allowing
context-dependent attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.


Background

Ruby is an object-oriented scripting language.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-lang/ruby
Vulnerable: < 2.0.0_p598
Unaffected: >= 1.9.3_p551 < 1.9.4
Unaffected: >= 2.0.0_p598
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ruby. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or
bypass security restrictions.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Ruby 1.9 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/ruby-1.9.3_p551"
   
All Ruby 2.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/ruby-2.0.0_p598"
   


References

CVE-2011-0188
CVE-2011-1004
CVE-2011-1005
CVE-2011-4815
CVE-2012-4481
CVE-2012-5371
CVE-2013-0269
CVE-2013-1821
CVE-2013-4164
CVE-2014-8080
CVE-2014-8090
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