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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

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

An update that solves one vulnerability and has 5 fixes is
now available.


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

* 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

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

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):



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