Debian: DSA-3322-1: ruby-rack security update

    Date 31 Jul 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Tomek Rabczak from the NCC Group discovered a flaw in the normalize_params() method in Rack, a modular Ruby webserver interface. A remote attacker can use this flaw via specially crafted requests to cause a `SystemStackError` and potentially cause a denial of service
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3322-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    July 31, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ruby-rack
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3225
    Debian Bug     : 789311
    
    Tomek Rabczak from the NCC Group discovered a flaw in the
    normalize_params() method in Rack, a modular Ruby webserver interface.
    A remote attacker can use this flaw via specially crafted requests to
    cause a `SystemStackError` and potentially cause a denial of service
    condition for the service.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.4.1-2.1+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.2-3+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.5.2-4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-rack packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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