Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1112-1 rubygems -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 873802.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-0900, CVE-2017-0901.
- More information:
Some vulnerabilities were found in the Rubygems package that affects the LTS distribution.
DOS vulernerability in the query command
gem installer allows a malicious gem to overwrite arbitrary files
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.8.24-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your rubygems packages.
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