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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-8780: Security patch for ruby20,ruby22,ruby23,ruby24 (ALAS-2018-983)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-8780: Security patch for ruby20,ruby22,ruby23,ruby24 (ALAS-2018-983)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/03/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

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, the Dir.open, Dir.new, Dir.entries and Dir.empty? methods do not check NULL characters. When using the corresponding method, unintentional directory traversal may be performed.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby20
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby22
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby23
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby24

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby20
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby22
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby23
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ruby24

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