Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2216-1 ruby-rack -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 May 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-8161.
- More information:
There was a possible directory traversal vulnerability in the Rack::Directory app that is bundled with Rack.
If certain directories exist in a director that is managed by `Rack::Directory`, an attacker could, using this vulnerability, read the contents of files on the server that were outside of the root specified in the Rack::Directory initializer.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.2-3+deb8u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby-rack 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