Fedora 10: ruby Security Update

    Date11 Dec 2009
    CategoryFedora
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Update to 1.8.6 p368 This package also fixes the build failure on arm -gnueabi systems (bug 506233), and DOS vulnerability issue on BigDecimal method (bug 504958, CVE-2009-1904)
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2009-13066
    2009-12-11 16:37:52
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    Name        : ruby
    Product     : Fedora 10
    Version     : 1.8.6.368
    Release     : 2.fc10
    URL         : http://www.ruby-lang.org/
    Summary     : An interpreter of object-oriented scripting language
    Description :
    Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
    object-oriented programming.  It has many features to process text
    files and to do system management tasks (as in Perl).  It is simple,
    straight-forward, and extensible.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Update to 1.8.6 p368    This package also fixes the build failure on arm
    -gnueabi systems (bug 506233), and DOS vulnerability issue on BigDecimal method
    (bug 504958, CVE-2009-1904)
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Mon Dec  7 2009 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.386-2
    - Patch for bigdecimal DOS issue (CVE-2009-1904, bug 504958)
    * Sun May 31 2009 Jeroen van Meeuwen  - 1.8.6.368-1
    - New upstream release (p368)
    * Sat Apr 11 2009 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.287-8
    - Merge Review fix (#226381)
    * Wed Mar 18 2009 Jeroen van Meeuwen  - 1.8.6.287-7
    - Fix regression in CVE-2008-3790 (#485383)
    * Mon Mar 16 2009 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.287-6
    - Again use -O2 optimization level
    - i586 should search i386-linux directory (on <= F-11)
    * Thu Mar  5 2009 Jeroen van Meeuwen  - 1.8.6.287-5
    - Rebuild for gcc4.4
    * Fri Feb 27 2009 Jeroen van Meeuwen  - 1.8.6.287-3
    - CVE-2008-5189: CGI header injection.
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #504958 - CVE-2009-1904 ruby: DoS vulnerability in BigDecimal
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504958
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
    su -c 'yum update ruby' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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