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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for ruby (ALAS-2012-139) (CVE-2012-4466)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for ruby (ALAS-2012-139) (CVE-2012-4466)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/25/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Ruby 1.8.7 before patchlevel 371, 1.9.3 before patchlevel 286, and 2.0 before revision r37068 allows context-dependent attackers to bypass safe-level restrictions and modify untainted strings via the name_err_mesg_to_str API function, which marks the string as tainted, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1005.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-rdoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-ri
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-static

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-rdoc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-ri
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby-static

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