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UNIRAS Brief - 809/06 - Mandriva Linux Security Advisory: MDKSA-2006:225 - Updated ruby packages fix DoS vulnerability



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 UNIRAS (UK Government CERT) Briefing - 809/06 dated 07.12.06 time 13:45
 UNIRAS is part of NISCC (the UK National Infrastructure Security
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Title
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory: MDKSA-2006:225 - Updated ruby packages fix 
DoS vulnerability

Detail
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Another vulnerability has been discovered in the CGI library (cgi.rb)  that 
ships with Ruby which could be used by a malicious user to create  a denial 
of service attack (DoS).


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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:225
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : ruby
 Date    : December 6, 2006
 Affected: 2006.0, 2007.0, Corporate 3.0, Corporate 4.0  _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Another vulnerability has been discovered in the CGI library (cgi.rb)  that ships with Ruby 
 which could be used by a malicious user to create  a denial of service attack (DoS).

 Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6303
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 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 cf4eb0abe6d54c41a9b7e94adbd894ab  2006.0/i586/ruby-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 42a501b32ad7f9c1140d2665a8c35bdf  2006.0/i586/ruby-devel-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 fadf1005a3cecb41da322d6472023562  2006.0/i586/ruby-doc-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 6754c4c9f5047d032a15819820595fcb  2006.0/i586/ruby-tk-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 fb133b0d4f1b5eb27e67f0eb39772564  2006.0/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 a68db589ace220742904a49587e65087  2006.0/x86_64/ruby-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 7f14ec97214b7f501c7bcd8963ad2b0a  2006.0/x86_64/ruby-devel-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 5b6604fd9628a2312ee2b7f3b4371f45  2006.0/x86_64/ruby-doc-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 ba38430b90e8b454c7b2228073c4d3dd  2006.0/x86_64/ruby-tk-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 fb133b0d4f1b5eb27e67f0eb39772564  2006.0/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.2-7.5.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 b126d91632869a7a659f7044cbca180c  2007.0/i586/ruby-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 a1414e09dcb3d0c858e3fc5070608e47  2007.0/i586/ruby-devel-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 d6bf66762039af18a6c5f0a8b27d2bfa  2007.0/i586/ruby-doc-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 017468bee38279e7f42adad194866cff  2007.0/i586/ruby-tk-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 45e958263f67f96797318621052f1e3f  2007.0/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 2721a9103870075c0e64dd1a7c01b9a5  2007.0/x86_64/ruby-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 6b6bd12e97b4ddf070849603bea45623  2007.0/x86_64/ruby-devel-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 2e163941297e43e62d2f798a93efe960  2007.0/x86_64/ruby-doc-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 d953012dc537a4f6e8343138d8f32f31  2007.0/x86_64/ruby-tk-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 45e958263f67f96797318621052f1e3f  2007.0/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.5-2.2mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0:
 95abd86462f84450392cd41ab5946666  corporate/3.0/i586/ruby-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 174fe6c12a1a6a7dbf03f755cf0a57cd  corporate/3.0/i586/ruby-devel-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 2d0e7d3f950e7040f6e6c19a921bdb78  corporate/3.0/i586/ruby-doc-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 37fe39a689b25aa2caf193994a5dbf05  corporate/3.0/i586/ruby-tk-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.i586.rpm
 71b024abd10b00f7e278e39492f98aa6  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 366a4003551813d500eec00996981abf  corporate/3.0/x86_64/ruby-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 ef95e042be0f3a881ae6a66502c1c905  corporate/3.0/x86_64/ruby-devel-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 d72e56164f0a0fcb99b190dbb2ce7c2c  corporate/3.0/x86_64/ruby-doc-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 81c6c9a396d26dea3bd683c2207eb96b  corporate/3.0/x86_64/ruby-tk-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm
 71b024abd10b00f7e278e39492f98aa6  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.1-1.8.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0:
 9796f3458efc694c98ab821158a0599b  corporate/4.0/i586/ruby-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 3578dc2bd6735967f79f43b21b14f8b2  corporate/4.0/i586/ruby-devel-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 4505b6152a025ecef599e48c4ef11763  corporate/4.0/i586/ruby-doc-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 466b48eb68199179c044b8a0fe5f7a3f  corporate/4.0/i586/ruby-tk-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 b7f41e2f4f5f71e3c2f214c041957533  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 2771fffe29e377ea0bcf594bb94a0f7b  corporate/4.0/x86_64/ruby-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 2d0b06a00590a0dfae303be8079f852a  corporate/4.0/x86_64/ruby-devel-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 87d597d03cc146b1b9ac89e29b7a2879  corporate/4.0/x86_64/ruby-doc-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 ec2d09506bfebab08d523fd258f8136b  corporate/4.0/x86_64/ruby-tk-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 b7f41e2f4f5f71e3c2f214c041957533  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/ruby-1.8.2-7.5.20060mlcs4.src.rpm
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