Bug 169577 - CAN-2005-2337 ruby safe-level mode bypass
CAN-2005-2337 ruby safe-level mode bypass
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ruby (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Akira TAGOH
Bill Huang
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Reported: 2005-09-29 15:55 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-29 15:56:53 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-09-29 15:55:03 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #169575 +++

Secunia has reported this issue:

A vulnerability has been reported in Ruby, which can be exploited by malicious
people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is due in an error in "eval.c" in enforcing safe-level
protections. This can be exploited to execute certain insecure methods.

-- Additional comment from bressers@redhat.com on 2005-09-29 15:49 EST --
Created an attachment (id=119436)
Patch from upstream
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-09-29 15:56:53 EDT
Sorry, it seems we're already running 1.8.3 in FC3 and FC4.

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