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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2561-1              [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Utkarsh Gupta
February 17, 2021                           https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : ruby-mechanize
Version        : 2.7.5-1+deb9u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2021-21289

Mechanize is an open-source Ruby library that makes automated web
interaction easy. In Mechanize, from v2.0.0 until v2.7.7, there
is a command injection vulnerability.

Affected versions of Mechanize allow for OS commands to be
injected using several classes' methods which implicitly use
Ruby's Kernel#open method.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-mechanize packages.

For the detailed security status of ruby-mechanize please refer to
its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS