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[DSA860] DSA-860-1 ruby

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-860-1 ruby

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Yutaka Oiwa discovered a bug in Ruby, the interpreter for the
object-oriented scripting language, that can cause illegal program
code to bypass the safe level and taint flag protections check and be
executed. The following matrix lists the fixed versions in our
distributions:
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-860
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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