Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2027-1 jruby -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Dec 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-17742, CVE-2019-16201, CVE-2019-16254, CVE-2019-16255.
- More information:
Several security vulnerabilities were found in Ruby that also affected Debian's JRuby package, a pure-Java implementation of Ruby. Attackers were able to call arbitrary Ruby methods, cause a denial-of-service or inject input into HTTP response headers when using the WEBrick module.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1.5.6-9+deb8u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your jruby 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