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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2018-8777: Security patch for ruby (ALAS-2019-1276)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2018-8777: Security patch for ruby (ALAS-2019-1276)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/03/2018
Created
05/08/2020
Added
04/27/2020
Modified
05/01/2020

Description

In Ruby before 2.2.10, 2.3.x before 2.3.7, 2.4.x before 2.4.4, 2.5.x before 2.5.1, and 2.6.0-preview1, an attacker can pass a large HTTP request with a crafted header to WEBrick server or a crafted body to WEBrick server/handler and cause a denial of service (memory consumption).

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ruby
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ruby-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ruby-doc
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-ruby-tcltk
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-rubygem-bigdecimal
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-rubygem-io-console
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-rubygem-json
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-rubygem-minitest
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-rubygem-psych
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-rubygem-rake
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-rubygem-rdoc
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-rubygems
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-rubygems-devel

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