Debian DLA-1352-1 : jruby security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109091
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn unsafe object deserialization vulnerability was found in jruby, a 100% pure-Java implementation of Ruby. An attacker can use this flaw to run arbitrary code when gem owner is run on a specially crafted YAML file.
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.5.6-5+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your jruby packages.
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SolutionUpgrade the affected jruby package.