Package "ruby1.8"

Name: ruby1.8


Interpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby 1.8

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Release: precise (12.04)
Level: base
Repository: main
Homepage: http://www.ruby-lang.org/


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Version: 2012-03-03 17:03:31 UTC

ruby1.8 ( precise; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Denial of service via crafted hash table keys
    (LP: #943451)
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-4815.patch: Add randomness to the key hashing
      algorithm to prevent predictable results when inserting objects into a
      hash table. Based on upstream patch.
    - CVE-2011-4815

 -- Tyler Hicks Wed, 29 Feb 2012 12:11:48 -0600

CVE-2011-4815 Ruby (aka CRuby) before 1.8.7-p357 computes hash values without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows context-d

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