USN-5462-1: Ruby vulnerabilities
6 June 2022
Several security issues were fixed in Ruby.
- ruby2.5 - Object-oriented scripting language
- ruby2.7 - Object-oriented scripting language
- ruby3.0 - Interpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby
It was discovered that Ruby incorrectly handled certain regular expressions.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. (2022-28738)
It was discovered that Ruby incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-5462-2: ruby2.3, libruby2.3, ruby2.3-dev, ruby2.3-doc, ruby2.3-tcltk