Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1467-1 ruby-zip -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
15 Aug 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 902720.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1000544.
More information:

It was found that rubyzip, a Ruby module for reading and writing zip files, contained a Directory Traversal vulnerability that can be exploited to write arbitrary files to the filesystem.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.6-1+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-zip packages.

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