[arch-security] [ASA-201512-11] ruby: unsafe tainted string usage
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Thu Dec 17 01:26:50 UTC 2015
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201512-11
Date : 2015-12-17
CVE-ID : CVE-2015-7551
Package : ruby
Type : unsafe tainted string usage
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package ruby before version 2.2.4-1 is vulnerable to unsafe tainted
Upgrade to 2.2.4-1.
# pacman -Syu "ruby>=2.2.4-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 2.2.4.
There is an unsafe tainted string vulnerability in Fiddle and DL. This
issue was originally reported and fixed with CVE-2009-5147 in DL, but
reappeared after DL was reimplemented using Fiddle and libffi.
A remote attacker is able to open a library via Fiddle with tainted
library name if passed from an untrusted input.
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