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RHSA-2008:0981: ruby security update

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RHSA-2008:0981: ruby security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/08/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Ruby is an extensible, interpreted, object-oriented, scripting language. Ithas features to process text files and to do system management tasks.Vincent Danen reported, that Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0897did not properly address a denial of service flaw in the WEBrick (RubyHTTP server toolkit), known as CVE-2008-3656. This flaw allowed aremote attacker to send a specially-crafted HTTP request to a WEBrickserver that would cause the server to use excessive CPU time. Thisupdate properly addresses this flaw. (CVE-2008-4310)All Ruby users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain acorrect patch that resolves this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-irb
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-docs
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-mode
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-rdoc
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-ri
  • redhat-upgrade-ruby-tcltk

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