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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201609-02

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201609-02
Posted Sep 26, 2016
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201609-2 - A vulnerability has been found in Bundler, allowing injection of arbitrary code via the gem installation process. Versions less than 1.7.3 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2013-0334
MD5 | d6e4655cf9ddb817a0b3c695432e0b32

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201609-02

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Severity: Normal
Title: Bundler: Insecure installation
Date: September 26, 2016
Bugs: #523798
ID: 201609-02

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability has been found in Bundler, allowing injection of
arbitrary code via the gem installation process.

Background
==========

Bundler provides a consistent environment for Ruby projects by tracking
and installing the exact gems and versions that are needed.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-ruby/bundler < 1.7.3 >= 1.7.3

Description
===========

Bundler, allows the installation of gems from different sources with
the same names, when multiple top-level gem sources are used.

Impact
======

Remote attackers could inject arbitrary code via the gem install
process.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Bundler users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/bundler-1.7.3"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2013-0334
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-0334

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-02

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2016 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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