openSUSE Security Update : ruby (openSUSE-SU-2013:0603-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Ruby 1.8 was updated to fix a XML entity expansion denial of service
attack (CVE-2013-1821)

Ruby 1.9 was updated to 1.9.3 p392, fixing the same security issues
and also :

- update json intree to 1.5.5: Denial of Service and
Unsafe Object Creation Vulnerability in JSON
CVE-2013-0269

- limit entity expansion text limit to 10kB CVE-2013-1821

- get rid of a SEGV when calling rb_iter_break() from some
extention libraries.

- some warning suppressed and smaller fixes

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00034.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=803342
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=808137

Solution :

Update the affected ruby packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74955 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0269
CVE-2013-1821

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