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Bug 199543 - ruby safe-level bypass
ruby safe-level bypass
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ruby (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Akira TAGOH
Bill Huang
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Blocks: 199545
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Reported: 2006-07-20 05:47 EDT by Akira TAGOH
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-07-23 23:17:28 EDT
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2006-07-20 05:47 EDT, Akira TAGOH
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Description Akira TAGOH 2006-07-20 05:47:14 EDT
Description of problem:
A Vulneerability has been reported in Ruby, which can be exploited by malicious
people to bypass certain security-level restrictions.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
all versions of Ruby, such as 1.6.x and 1.8.x without any exceptions.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.ruby alias_jvn83768862.patch
Actual results:
no exceptions.

Expected results:
$ ruby alias_jvn83768862.patch
alias_jvn83768862.patch:9:in `p': calling insecure method: inspect (SecurityError)
        from alias_jvn83768862.patch:9

Additional info:
thia affects to FC4 and FC5 as well.
Comment 1 Akira TAGOH 2006-07-20 05:47:14 EDT
Created attachment 132736 [details]
Comment 2 Akira TAGOH 2006-07-20 06:57:12 EDT
obviously .patch is a typo. it should be s/.patch/.rb/, but anyway ;)
Comment 3 Akira TAGOH 2006-07-21 07:57:25 EDT
Fixed in:
devel - 1.8.4-11.fc6
FC-5  - 1.8.4-8.fc5
FC-4  - 1.8.4-3.fc4
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2006-07-22 15:07:07 EDT
ruby-1.8.4-8.fc5 has been pushed for fc5, which should resolve this issue.  If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.

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