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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-0900: Security patch for ruby24 ((Multiple Advisories))

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-0900: Security patch for ruby24 ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/31/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2017
Modified
04/16/2020

Description

RubyGems version 2.6.12 and earlier is vulnerable to maliciously crafted gem specifications to cause a denial of service attack against RubyGems clients who have issued a `query` command.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade--ruby23
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby22
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby24

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade--ruby23
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby22
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby24

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