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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Update to 1.8.6 p368 This package also fixes the build failure on arm -gnueabi systems (bug 506233), and DOS vulnerability issue on BigDecimal method (bug 504958, CVE-2009-1904)
Fedora Update Notification
2009-12-11 16:37:52

Name        : ruby
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     :
Release     : 2.fc10
URL         :
Summary     : An interpreter of object-oriented scripting language
Description :
Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
object-oriented programming.  It has many features to process text
files and to do system management tasks (as in Perl).  It is simple,
straight-forward, and extensible.

Update Information:

Update to 1.8.6 p368    This package also fixes the build failure on arm
-gnueabi systems (bug 506233), and DOS vulnerability issue on BigDecimal method
(bug 504958, CVE-2009-1904)

* Mon Dec  7 2009 Mamoru Tasaka  -
- Patch for bigdecimal DOS issue (CVE-2009-1904, bug 504958)
* Sun May 31 2009 Jeroen van Meeuwen  -
- New upstream release (p368)
* Sat Apr 11 2009 Mamoru Tasaka  -
- Merge Review fix (#226381)
* Wed Mar 18 2009 Jeroen van Meeuwen  -
- Fix regression in CVE-2008-3790 (#485383)
* Mon Mar 16 2009 Mamoru Tasaka  -
- Again use -O2 optimization level
- i586 should search i386-linux directory (on <= F-11)
* Thu Mar  5 2009 Jeroen van Meeuwen  -
- Rebuild for gcc4.4
* Fri Feb 27 2009 Jeroen van Meeuwen  -
- CVE-2008-5189: CGI header injection.

  [ 1 ] Bug #504958 - CVE-2009-1904 ruby: DoS vulnerability in BigDecimal

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ruby' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

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

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