Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 199539
CVE-2006-3694 Insecure operations in the certain safe-level restrictions
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:26 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #199538 +++
Description of problem:
Vulnerabilities has been reported in Ruby, which can be proceeded insecure
operations that originally wasn't expected in the certain safe-level restrictions.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
all versions of Ruby without any exceptions, such as 1.6.x and 1.8.x.
Steps to Reproduce:
$ ruby dir_jvn13947696.rb
dir_jvn13947696.rb:5:in `read': Insecure: operation on untainted Dir (SecurityError)
from dir_jvn13947696.rb:3:in `join'
$ ruby dir_jvn13947696_2.rb
dir_jvn13947696_2.rb:5:in `close': Insecure: can't close (SecurityError)
from dir_jvn13947696_2.rb:3:in `join'
This affects to RHEL2.1, 3 and 4 as well.
See Bug#199538 for the testcases.
Fixed packages has been built.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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