Ubuntu 4295-1: Rake vulnerability

    Date 03 Mar 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Rake could be made run arbitrary commands it received a specially crafted file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4295-1
    March 03, 2020
    
    rake vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Rake could be made run arbitrary commands it received a specially crafted file.
    
    Software Description:
    - rake: Ruby make-like utility
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Rake incorrectly handled certain files.
    An attacker could use this issue to possibly execute arbitrary commands.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.10:
      rake                            12.3.1-3ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      rake                            12.3.1-1ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      rake                            10.5.0-2ubuntu0.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4295-1
      CVE-2020-8130
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rake/12.3.1-3ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rake/12.3.1-1ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rake/10.5.0-2ubuntu0.1
    

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