Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2007-1 ruby2.1 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Nov 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-15845, CVE-2019-16201, CVE-2019-16254, CVE-2019-16255.
- More information:
Several flaws have been found in ruby2.1, an interpreter of an object-oriented scripting language.
Path matching might pass in File.fnmatch and File.fnmatch? due to a NUL character injection.
A loop caused by a wrong regular expression could lead to a denial of service of a WEBrick service.
This is the same issue as CVE-2017-17742, whose fix was not complete.
Giving untrusted data to the first argument of Shell# and Shell#test might lead to a code injection vulnerability.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.5-2+deb8u8.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby2.1 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