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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-8780) ELSA-2019-2028: ruby security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/03/2018
Created
07/23/2020
Added
07/21/2020
Modified
07/21/2020

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)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-irb
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-ruby-tcltk
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rubygem-bigdecimal
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rubygem-io-console
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rubygem-json
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rubygem-minitest
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rubygem-psych
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rubygem-rake
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rubygem-rdoc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rubygems
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-rubygems-devel

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