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Fedora 10 rubygem-actionpack-2.1.1-5.fc10 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Two security issues are found on activepack shipped on Fedora 10. One bug is that there is a weakness in the strip_tags function in ruby on rails (bug 542786, CVE-2009-4214). Another one is a possibility to circumvent protection against cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks (bug 544329). This new rpm will fix these issues.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-12966
2009-12-10 03:28:55
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Name        : rubygem-actionpack
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 2.1.1
Release     : 5.fc10
URL         : http://www.rubyonrails.org
Summary     : Web-flow and rendering framework putting the VC in MVC
Description :
Eases web-request routing, handling, and response as a half-way front,
half-way page controller. Implemented with specific emphasis on enabling easy
unit/integration testing that doesn't require a browser.

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Update Information:

Two security issues are found on activepack shipped on Fedora 10.  One bug is
that there is a weakness in the strip_tags function in ruby on rails (bug
542786, CVE-2009-4214). Another one is a possibility to circumvent protection
against cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks (bug 544329).    This new rpm
will fix these issues.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Dec  7 2009 Mamoru Tasaka  - 2.1.1-5
- Fix for potential CSRF protection circumvention (bug 544329)
- Fix for XSS weakness in strip_tags (bug 542786)
* Mon Sep 21 2009 Mamoru Tasaka  - 2.1.1-3
- Patch for CVE-2009-3009 (bug 520843)
* Thu Feb 26 2009 Jeroen van Meeuwen  - 2.1.1-2
- Fix CVE-2008-5189
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #542786 - rubygem-actionpack: XSS weakness in strip_tags
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542786
  [ 2 ] Bug #544329 - rubygem-actionpack: Potential CSRF protection circumvention
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=544329
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update rubygem-actionpack' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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