Sicherheit: Denial of Service in Ruby
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Name: Denial of Service in Ruby
ID: FEDORA-2011-17551
Distribution: Fedora
Plattformen: Fedora 15
Datum: Mi, 11. Januar 2012, 08:13
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4815
Applikationen: Ruby


Name        : ruby
Product : Fedora 15
Version :
Release : 1.fc15
URL : http://www.ruby-lang.org/
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:

A security flaw was found on the previous ruby that with some series of strings
which was specially crafted to intentionally collide their hash values with each other, rails applications may fall into denial of services when such strings are used in HTTP requests (CVE-2011-4815). This new ruby will fix this issue.

* Thu Dec 29 2011 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka@fedoraproject.org> -
- Update to 1.8.7p357
- Randomize hash on process startup (CVE-2011-4815, bug 750564)
* Fri Dec 23 2011 Dennis Gilmore <dennis@ausil.us> -
- dont normalise arm cpus to arm
- there is something weird about how ruby choses where to put bits
* Wed Nov 16 2011 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka@fedoraproject.org> -
- F-17: kill gdbm support for now due to licensing compatibility issue
* Sat Oct 1 2011 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka@fedoraproject.org> -
- F-17: rebuild against new gdbm
* Sat Jul 16 2011 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka@fedoraproject.org> -
- Update to 1.8.7 p352
- CVE-2011-2686 is fixed in this version (bug 722415)
- Update ext/tk to the latest git
- Remove duplicate path entry (bug 718695)
* Thu Jul 14 2011 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka@fedoraproject.org> -
- Once fix FTBFS (bug 716021)
* Mon Jul 11 2011 Dennis Gilmore <dennis@ausil.us> -
- normalise arm cpus to arm
* Mon May 30 2011 Mamoru Tasaka <mtasaka@fedoraproject.org> -
- Own %{_normalized_cpu}-%{_target_os} directory (bug 708816)

[ 1 ] Bug #750564 - CVE-2011-4815 ruby: hash table collisions CPU usage DoS

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 http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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