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Secunia Security Advisory 17147

Secunia Security Advisory 17147
Posted Oct 13, 2005
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Red Hat has issued an update for ruby. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

tags | advisory, ruby
systems | linux, redhat
MD5 | c029c54b36ae1bff4790055b7af895ed

Secunia Security Advisory 17147

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TITLE:
Red Hat update for ruby

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA17147

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/17147/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 2.1
http://secunia.com/product/48/
RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 3
http://secunia.com/product/2534/
RedHat Enterprise Linux AS 4
http://secunia.com/product/4669/
RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 2.1
http://secunia.com/product/1306/
RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 3
http://secunia.com/product/2535/
RedHat Enterprise Linux ES 4
http://secunia.com/product/4668/
RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 2.1
http://secunia.com/product/1044/
RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 3
http://secunia.com/product/2536/
RedHat Enterprise Linux WS 4
http://secunia.com/product/4670/

DESCRIPTION:
Red Hat has issued an update for ruby. This fixes a vulnerability,
which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security
restrictions.

For more information:
SA16904

SOLUTION:
Updated packages are available from Red Hat Network.
http://rhn.redhat.com/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-799.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA16904:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16904/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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