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openSUSE-SU-2011:0561-1: important: ruby
openSUSE Security Update: ruby
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2011:0561-1
Rating: important
References: #600752 #655136 #673740 #673750 #682287
Cross-References: CVE-2010-0541 CVE-2011-0188 CVE-2011-1004
CVE-2011-1005
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.3
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An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.

Description:

Ruby was prone to several security issues:
- a race condition allowed local users to delete arbitrary
files (CVE-2011-1004)
- exception methods could bypass safe mode (CVE-2011-1005)
- webrick cross site scripting issue (CVE-2010-0541)
- memory corruption in the BigDecimal class (CVE-2011-0188)


Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch ruby-4587

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


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

ruby-1.8.7.p249-8.9.1
ruby-devel-1.8.7.p249-8.9.1
ruby-examples-1.8.7.p249-8.9.1
ruby-test-suite-1.8.7.p249-8.9.1
ruby-tk-1.8.7.p249-8.9.1

- openSUSE 11.3 (noarch):

ruby-doc-html-1.8.7.p249-8.9.1
ruby-doc-ri-1.8.7.p249-8.9.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0541.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0188.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1004.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1005.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/600752
https://bugzilla.novell.com/655136
https://bugzilla.novell.com/673740
https://bugzilla.novell.com/673750
https://bugzilla.novell.com/682287


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