[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: ruby-

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Thu Jul 3 03:15:46 UTC 2008

Fedora Update Notification
2008-07-03 00:43:12

Name        : ruby
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     :
Release     : 4.fc9
URL         : http://www.ruby-lang.org/
Summary     : An interpreter of object-oriented scripting language
Description :
Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
object-oriented programming.  It has many features to process text
files and to do system management tasks (as in Perl).  It is simple,
straight-forward, and extensible.


* Tue Jul  1 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
- Backported from upstream SVN to fix a segfault issue with Array#fill.
* Mon Jun 30 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
- Backported from upstream SVN to fix a segfault issue. (#452825)
- Backported from upstream SVN to fix an integer overflow in rb_ary_fill.
* Wed Jun 25 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
- Fix a segfault issue. (#452809)
* Tue Jun 24 2008 Akira TAGOH <tagoh at redhat.com> -
- New upstream release.
- Security fixes. (#452294).
  - CVE-2008-1891: WEBrick CGI source disclosure.
  - CVE-2008-2662: Integer overflow in rb_str_buf_append().
  - CVE-2008-2663: Integer overflow in rb_ary_store().
  - CVE-2008-2664: Unsafe use of alloca in rb_str_format().
  - CVE-2008-2725: Integer overflow in rb_ary_splice().
  - CVE-2008-2726: Integer overflow in rb_ary_splice().
- ruby- removed.

  [ 1 ] Bug #453589 - CVE-2008-2376 ruby: integer overflows in rb_ary_fill() / Array#fill

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ruby' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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