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CESA-2004:441: ruby security update

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CESA-2004:441: ruby security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/20/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

An updated ruby package that fixes insecure file permissions for CGI session files is now available.

Ruby is an interpreted scripting language for object-oriented programming. Andres Salomon reported an insecure file permissions flaw in the CGI session management of Ruby. FileStore created world readable files that could allow a malicious local user the ability to read CGI session data. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CAN-2004-0755 to this issue. Users are advised to upgrade to this erratum package, which contains a backported patch to CGI::Session FileStore.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-irb
  • centos-upgrade-ruby
  • centos-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • centos-upgrade-ruby-docs
  • centos-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • centos-upgrade-ruby-mode
  • centos-upgrade-ruby-tcltk

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