Slackware: 2013-136-02: 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 a security issue. [More Info...]
[slackware-security]  ruby (SSA:2013-136-02)

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


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/ruby-1.9.3_p429-i486-1_slack14.0.txz:  Upgraded.
  This update fixes a security issue in DL and Fiddle included in Ruby where
  tainted strings can be used by system calls regardless of the $SAFE level
  setting.
  For more information, see:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-2065
    http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/05/14/taint-bypass-dl-fiddle-cve-2013-2065/
  (* 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_p429-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_p429-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_p429-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_p429-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_p429-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_p429-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_p429-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/d/ruby-1.9.3_p429-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 13.1 package:
f6749a02556c8d36ea778efd7c648e38  ruby-1.9.3_p429-i486-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.1 package:
57cebcb0da090e6359c99997103b07eb  ruby-1.9.3_p429-x86_64-1_slack13.1.txz

Slackware 13.37 package:
fd110a0d6eba27e8d3841448e5cfcce7  ruby-1.9.3_p429-i486-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware x86_64 13.37 package:
7102c181ea158525497bea4e3330c348  ruby-1.9.3_p429-x86_64-1_slack13.37.txz

Slackware 14.0 package:
7ee54d593ead24ca3ec2f7147c938f28  ruby-1.9.3_p429-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
9a7e5786145827083db2001b8ef3d629  ruby-1.9.3_p429-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
5f381efa8c16989fec3432a286ce85c5  d/ruby-1.9.3_p429-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
f662bb06aca7166f4b8159ce839c7f0c  d/ruby-1.9.3_p429-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg ruby-1.9.3_p429-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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