Slackware: 2013-075-01: 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:2013-075-01)

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_p392-i486-1_slack14.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  This release includes security fixes about bundled JSON and REXML.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0269
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1821
  (* 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_p392-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_p392-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_p392-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_p392-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_p392-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_p392-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_p392-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/d/ruby-1.9.3_p392-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 13.1 package:
d8a92d0917f4107ebad92f0acc918f0a  ruby-1.9.3_p392-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
b0c05ed98dec1b441e3c6b2b1c2ef448  ruby-1.9.3_p392-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
668cbcb1d019be2d17d2e360e14ca71a  ruby-1.9.3_p392-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
3dd5f32e3a490c99b76849a3849d3d7e  ruby-1.9.3_p392-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
2243ed86da5940c91a4b1c6321613229  ruby-1.9.3_p392-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
bebd503e73b25925759c0911e7e8c805  ruby-1.9.3_p392-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
75ef8411ec70de62ccc9d53343fe67c7  d/ruby-1.9.3_p392-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
282f29edc2de41f8757f00234de97777  d/ruby-1.9.3_p392-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg ruby-1.9.3_p392-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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