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DescriptionAn update for ruby is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Ruby is an extensible, interpreted, object-oriented, scripting language. It has features to process text files and to perform system management tasks.
Security Fix(es) :
* ruby: HTTP response splitting in WEBrick (CVE-2017-17742)
* ruby: DoS by large request in WEBrick (CVE-2018-8777)
* ruby: Buffer under-read in String#unpack (CVE-2018-8778)
* ruby: Unintentional directory traversal by poisoned NULL byte in Dir (CVE-2018-8780)
* ruby: Tainted flags are not propagated in Array#pack and String#unpack with some directives (CVE-2018-16396)
* rubygems: Path traversal when writing to a symlinked basedir outside of the root (CVE-2018-1000073)
* rubygems: Unsafe Object Deserialization Vulnerability in gem owner allowing arbitrary code execution on specially crafted YAML (CVE-2018-1000074)
* rubygems: Improper verification of signatures in tarball allows to install mis-signed gem (CVE-2018-1000076)
* rubygems: Missing URL validation on spec home attribute allows malicious gem to set an invalid homepage URL (CVE-2018-1000077)
* rubygems: XSS vulnerability in homepage attribute when displayed via gem server (CVE-2018-1000078)
* rubygems: Path traversal issue during gem installation allows to write to arbitrary filesystem locations (CVE-2018-1000079)
* ruby: Unintentional file and directory creation with directory traversal in tempfile and tmpdir (CVE-2018-6914)
* ruby: Unintentional socket creation by poisoned NULL byte in UNIXServer and UNIXSocket (CVE-2018-8779)
* rubygems: Infinite loop vulnerability due to negative size in tar header causes Denial of Service (CVE-2018-1000075)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected ruby packages.