Slackware: 2012-341-04: ruby: Security Update
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New ruby packages are available for Slackware 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, and -current to fix security issues. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  ruby (SSA:2012-341-04)

New ruby packages are available for Slackware 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, and -current
to fix security issues.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1_slack14.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  This release fixes a hash-flooding DoS vulnerability and many other bugs.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5371
  (* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.1/patches/packages/ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.1/patches/packages/ruby-1.9.3_p327-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Updated package for Slackware 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-13.37/patches/packages/ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 13.37:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-13.37/patches/packages/ruby-1.9.3_p327-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/ruby-1.9.3_p327-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/d/ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/d/ruby-1.9.3_p327-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 13.1 package:
f068b60ce839e3ac94aee7466216c86c  ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
58296a2d8ab490e22a9918c7fd587de6  ruby-1.9.3_p327-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
323bbc1ea3a430a8248810979e666281  ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
e1a3d37d058db4dc0a28a537b1c894c3  ruby-1.9.3_p327-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
bb4a5f20ed0a5e8a44c164ac1dfcff9f  ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
7acfbb52a41f27b63002fdadf789a651  ruby-1.9.3_p327-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
04e051d9f07ff4874c16544a63c2f9a5  d/ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
be1e77ca31b65eefdc6481e443de0b17  d/ruby-1.9.3_p327-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg ruby-1.9.3_p327-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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