Fedora Core 5 : ruby-1.8.5.2-1.fc5 (2006-1440)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Mon Dec 11 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.5.2-1

- security fix release. (#218289)

- Fri Oct 27 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.5-1

- 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)

- backport fixes from devel.

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

- updates to 1.8.5

- 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]

- owns sitearchdir. (#201208)

- Thu Jul 20 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-8

- 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)

- Mon Jun 19 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-7.fc5

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

- Thu Jun 8 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-5.fc5

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

- added byacc to BuildReq.

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

- Wed May 17 2006 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
1.8.4-4.fc5

- correct sitelibdir. (#184198)

- ruby-rubyprefix.patch: moved all arch-independent
modules under /usr/lib/ruby and keep arch-dependent
modules under /usr/lib64/ruby for 64bit archs. so
'rubylibdir', 'sitelibdir' and 'sitedir' in
Config::CONFIG points to the kind of /usr/lib/ruby
now. (#184199)

- 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.

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See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bbf11b12

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24071 (fedora_2006-1440.nasl)

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