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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: rubygem-json-1.6.8-1.fc17
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Tuesday 5th March 2013 23:33:55 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-3050
2013-02-26 01:55:06
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Name        : rubygem-json
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 1.6.8
Release     : 1.fc17
URL         : http://json.rubyforge.org
Summary     : A JSON implementation in Ruby
Description :
This is a implementation of the JSON specification according
to RFC 4627 in Ruby.
You can think of it as a low fat alternative to XML,
if you want to store data to disk or transmit it over
a network rather than use a verbose markup language.

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Update Information:

A security flaw was discovered on the previous json that there is a denial
of service and unsafe object creation vulnerability. This vulnerability has
been assigned the CVE identifier CVE-2013-0269.

This new rpm will fix this issue.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Feb 25 2013 Mamoru TASAKA  - 1.6.8-1
- Update to 1.6.8
- Security fix for JSON create_additions default value
  (CVS-2013-0269)
* Sat Jul 21 2012 Fedora Release Engineering
 - 1.6.5-2
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Mass_Rebuild
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #910313 - CVE-2013-0269 rubygem-json: Denial of Service and SQL
Injection [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=910313
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update rubygem-json' 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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