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Ubuntu: USN-3365-1 (CVE-2016-7798): Ruby vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3365-1 (CVE-2016-7798): Ruby vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/30/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/26/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The openssl gem for Ruby uses the same initialization vector (IV) in GCM Mode (aes-*-gcm) when the IV is set before the key, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to bypass the encryption protection mechanism.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libruby1-9-1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libruby2-0
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libruby2-3
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ruby1-9-1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ruby2-0
  • ubuntu-upgrade-ruby2-3

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