Fedora Core 6 : ruby-1.8.5-4.fc6 (2006-1109)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fri Oct 27 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.5-4

- security fix release.

- ruby-1.8.5-cgi-CVE-2006-5467.patch: fix a CGI
multipart parsing bug that causes the denial of
service. (#212396)

- Sun Oct 1 2006 Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com> -
1.8.5-3

- rebuilt for unwind info generation, broken in
gcc-4.1.1-21

- Tue Sep 26 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.5-2

- fixed rbconfig.rb to refer to DESTDIR for sitearchdir.
(#207311)

- Mon Aug 28 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.5-1

- New upstream release.

- removed the unnecessary patches :

- ruby-1.8.4-no-eaccess.patch

- ruby-1.8.4-64bit-pack.patch

- ruby-1.8.4-fix-insecure-dir-operation.patch

- ruby-1.8.4-fix-insecure-regexp-modification.patch

- ruby-1.8.4-fix-alias-safe-level.patch

- build with --enable-pthread except on ppc.

- ruby-1.8.5-hash-memory-leak.patch: backported from CVS
to fix a memory leak on Hash. [ruby-talk:211233]

- Mon Aug 7 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-12

- owns sitearchdir. (#201208)

- Thu Jul 20 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-11

- security fixes [CVE-2006-3694]

- ruby-1.8.4-fix-insecure-dir-operation.patch :

- ruby-1.8.4-fix-insecure-regexp-modification.patch:
fixed the insecure operations in the certain
safe-level restrictions. (#199538)

- ruby-1.8.4-fix-alias-safe-level.patch: fixed to not
bypass the certain safe-level restrictions. (#199543)

- Wed Jul 12 2006 Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-10.fc6.1

- rebuild

- Mon Jun 19 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-10

- fixed the wrong file list again. moved tcltk library
into ruby-tcltk. (#195872)

- Thu Jun 8 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-8

- ruby-deprecated-sitelib-search-path.patch: correct the
order of search path.

- Wed Jun 7 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-7

- exclude ppc64 to make ruby-mode package. right now
emacs.ppc64 isn't provided and buildsys became much
stricter.

- ruby-deprecated-sitelib-search-path.patch: applied to
add more search path for backward compatibility.

- added byacc to BuildReq. (#194161)

- Wed May 17 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-6

- ruby-deprecated-search-path.patch: added the
deprecated installation paths to the search path for
the backward compatibility.

- added a Provides: ruby(abi) to ruby-libs.

- ruby-1.8.4-64bit-pack.patch: backport patch from
upstream to fix unpack('l') not working on 64bit arch
and integer overflow on template 'w'. (#189350)

- updated License tag to be more comfortable, and with a
pointer to get more details, like Python package does.
(#179933)

- clean up.

[plus 360 lines in the Changelog]

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See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?584a7c5b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24038 (fedora_2006-1109.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 20777

CVE ID:

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