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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2013:0647-1: important: Security update for Ruby 1.9
SUSE Security Update: Security update for Ruby 1.9
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2013:0647-1
Rating: important
References: #783511 #789983 #791199 #796757 #802406 #803342

Cross-References: CVE-2013-0269
Affected Products:
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has 5 fixes is
now available.

Description:


The Ruby script interpreter 1.9 has been updated to 1.9.3
p392 fixing various bugs and security issues:

This release includes security fixes about bundled JSON and
REXML.

* Denial of Service and Unsafe Object Creation
Vulnerability in JSON (CVE-2013-0269)
* Entity expansion DoS vulnerability in REXML (XML bomb)
* XSS exploit of RDoc documentation generated by rdoc
(CVE-2013-0256)

And some small bugfixes are also included see
/usr/share/doc/packages/ruby19/Changelog for more details

Also the following bugfix was added:

* added bind_stack.patch: (bnc#796757) Fixes stack
boundary issues when embedding Ruby into threaded C code
(Ruby bug #229)

Security Issue reference:

* CVE-2013-0269
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0269
>


Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3:

zypper in -t patch slestso13-ruby19-7496

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 (x86_64):

ruby19-1.9.3.p392-0.7.1
ruby19-devel-1.9.3.p392-0.7.1
ruby19-devel-extra-1.9.3.p392-0.7.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0269.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/783511
https://bugzilla.novell.com/789983
https://bugzilla.novell.com/791199
https://bugzilla.novell.com/796757
https://bugzilla.novell.com/802406
https://bugzilla.novell.com/803342

http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=e50f6dac0ba6a3ba64aeb6f6f0f9b922

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