Debian: DSA-3801-1: ruby-zip security update

    Date04 Mar 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that ruby-zip, a Ruby module for reading and writing zip files, is prone to a directory traversal vulnerability. An attacker can take advantage of this flaw to overwrite arbitrary files during archive extraction via a .. (dot dot) in an extracted filename.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3801-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    March 04, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : ruby-zip
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-5946
    Debian Bug     : 856269
    
    It was discovered that ruby-zip, a Ruby module for reading and writing
    zip files, is prone to a directory traversal vulnerability. An attacker
    can take advantage of this flaw to overwrite arbitrary files during
    archive extraction via a .. (dot dot) in an extracted filename.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.1.6-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been
    fixed in version 1.2.0-1.1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.2.0-1.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-zip 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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