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USN-5462-2: Ruby vulnerability

6 June 2022

Ruby could be made to crash or read sensitive information when processing certain input.

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Releases

Packages

  • ruby2.3 - Object-oriented scripting language

Details

USN-5462-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Ruby. This update provides
the corresponding CVE-2022-28739 update for ruby2.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Ruby incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

Related notices

  • USN-5462-1: libruby2.5, ruby3.0-doc, libruby2.7, ruby2.5, ruby2.5-dev, ruby2.7, ruby2.7-dev, ruby3.0-dev, libruby3.0, ruby2.7-doc, ruby3.0, ruby2.5-doc