Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1114-1 ruby1.9.1 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Sep 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 873802, Bug 873906, Bug 875928, Bug 875931, Bug 875936.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-0898, CVE-2017-0899, CVE-2017-0900, CVE-2017-0901, CVE-2017-10784, CVE-2017-14033, CVE-2017-14064.
- More information:
Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the Ruby 1.9 interpretor.
Buffer underrun vulnerability in Kernel.sprintf
ANSI escape sequence vulnerability
DOS vulernerability in the query command
gem installer allows a malicious gem to overwrite arbitrary files
Escape sequence injection vulnerability in the Basic authentication of WEBrick
Buffer underrun vulnerability in OpenSSL ASN1 decode
Heap exposure vulnerability in generating JSON
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 188.8.131.52-8.1+deb7u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby1.9.1 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