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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: ruby-1.9.3.429-30.fc17
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Thursday 30th May 2013 02:56:37 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-8411
2013-05-17 02:36:28
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Name        : ruby
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 1.9.3.429
Release     : 30.fc17
URL         : http://ruby-lang.org/
Summary     : An interpreter of object-oriented scripting language
Description :
Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
object-oriented programming.  It has many features to process text
files and to do system management tasks (as in Perl).  It is simple,
straight-forward, and extensible.

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Update Information:

A vulnerability was found in DL and Fiddle in Ruby where tainted strings
can be used by system calls regardless of the $SAFE level set in Ruby. This
vulnerability has been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2013-2065.

This rpm will fix this issue.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu May 16 2013 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.429-30
- Update to 1.9.3 p429
- Fix object taint bypassing in DL and Fiddle (CVE-2013-2065)
* Mon Feb 25 2013 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.392-29
- Update to 1.9.3 p392
- Fix entity expansion DoS vulnerability in REXML (bug 914716)
* Mon Feb 11 2013 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.385-28
- Update to 1.9.3 p385
* Sat Jan 19 2013 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.374-27
- Update to 1.9.3 p374
- Fix provided variables in pkgconfig (bug 789532:
  Vít Ondruch )
* Fri Jan 18 2013 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.362-26
- Provide non-versioned pkgconfig file (bug 789532)
- Use db5 on F-19 (bug 894022)
* Wed Jan 16 2013 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.362-25
- Backport fix for the upstream PR7629, save the proc made from the given
block
  (bug 895173)
* Wed Jan  2 2013 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.362-24
- Update to 1.9.3.362
* Mon Dec  3 2012 Jaromir Capik <[email protected]> - 1.9.3.327-23
- Skipping test_parse.rb (fails on ARM at line 787)
- http://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/6899
* Sun Nov 11 2012 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.327-23
- Skip test_str_crypt (on rawhide) for now (upstream bug 7312)
* Sat Nov 10 2012 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.327-22
- Ignore some network related tests
* Sat Nov 10 2012 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.327-19
- Update to 1.9.3.327
- Fix Hash-flooding DoS vulnerability on MurmurHash function
  (CVE-2012-5371)
* Sat Oct 13 2012 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.9.3.286-18
- Update to 1.9.3 p286
- Don't create files when NUL-containing path name is passed
  (bug 865940, CVE-2012-4522)
* Thu Oct  4 2012 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.9.3.194-17
- Patch from trunk for CVE-2012-4464, CVE-2012-4466
* Thu Sep  6 2012 Vít Ondruch  - 1.9.3.194-16
- Split documentation into -doc subpackage (rhbz#854418).
* Tue Aug 14 2012 Vít Ondruch  - 1.9.3.194-15
- Revert the dependency of ruby-libs on rubygems (rhbz#845011,
rhbz#847482).
* Wed Aug  1 2012 Vít Ondruch  - 1.9.3.194-14
- ruby-libs must require rubygems (rhbz#845011).
* Mon Jun 11 2012 Bohuslav Kabrda  - 1.9.3.194-13
- Make the bigdecimal gem a runtime dependency of Ruby.
* Mon Jun 11 2012 Bohuslav Kabrda  - 1.9.3.194-12
- Make symlinks for bigdecimal and io-console gems to ruby stdlib dirs
(RHBZ 829209).
* Tue May 29 2012 Bohuslav Kabrda  - 1.9.3.194-11
- Fix license to contain Public Domain.
- macros.ruby now contains unexpanded macros.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #962862 - CVE-2013-2065 Ruby: Object taint bypassing in DL and
Fiddle [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=962862
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ruby' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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