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“ruby1.8” 1.8.7.299-2ubuntu0.1 source package in Ubuntu

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ruby1.8 (1.8.7.299-2ubuntu0.1) maverick-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: Cross-site scripting via HTTP error responses
    - debian/patches/CVE-2010-0541.patch: Use the ISO-8859-1 character
      set for HTTP error responses. Based on upstream patch.
    - CVE-2010-0541
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Arbitrary code execution and denial of service
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-0188.patch: Remove cast to prevent memory
      corruption during allocation. Based on upstream patch.
    - CVE-2011-0188
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Arbitrary file deletion due to symlink race
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-1004.patch: Unlink the symlink rather
      than recursively removing everything underneath the symlink
      destination. Based on upstream patch.
    - CVE-2011-1004
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Safe level bypass
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-1005.patch: Remove incorrect string taint
      in exception handling methods. Based on upstream patch.
    - CVE-2011-1005
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Predictable random number generation
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-2686.patch: Reseed the random number
      generator each time a child process is created. Based on upstream
      patch.
    - CVE-2011-2686
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Predicatable random number generation
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-2705.patch: Reseed the random number
      generator with the pid number and the current time to prevent
      predictable random numbers in the case of pid number rollover. Based on
      upstream patch.
    - CVE-2011-2705
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Denial of service via crafted hash table keys
    - 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 <email address hidden>   Tue, 21 Feb 2012 16:28:51 -0600

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Uploaded by:
Tyler Hicks on 2012-02-22
Uploaded to:
Maverick
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
any
Section:
ruby
Urgency:
Low Urgency

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Binary packages built by this source

libruby1.8: Libraries necessary to run Ruby 1.8

 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.
 .
 This package includes the libruby, necessary to run Ruby 1.8.

libruby1.8-dbg: Debugging symbols for Ruby 1.8

 Contains debugging symbols for libruby1.8.
 .
 This package is provided primarily to provide a backtrace with names
 in a debugger, this makes it somewhat easier to interpret core
 dumps. Most people will not need this package.

libtcltk-ruby1.8: Tcl/Tk interface for Ruby 1.8

 tcltklib is an extension library for Ruby 1.8. It makes Ruby 1.8
 programs to be able to use low level interface for the Tcl/Tk.

ri1.8: Ruby Interactive reference (for Ruby 1.8)

 ri is a command line tool that displays descriptions of built-in Ruby
 methods, classes, and modules. For methods, it shows you the calling
 sequence and a description. For classes and modules, it shows a
 synopsis along with a list of the methods the class or module
 implements.
 .
 This package provides ri command and descriptions about Ruby 1.8.

ruby1.8: Interpreter of object-oriented scripting language Ruby 1.8

 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.
 .
 This package provides version 1.8 series of Ruby.
 .
 On Debian, Ruby 1.8 is provided as separate packages. You can get
 full Ruby 1.8 distribution by installing following packages.
 .
   ruby1.8 ruby1.8-dev ri1.8 rdoc1.8 irb1.8 ruby1.8-elisp
   ruby1.8-examples libdbm-ruby1.8 libgdbm-ruby1.8 libtcltk-ruby1.8
   libopenssl-ruby1.8 libreadline-ruby1.8

ruby1.8-dev: Header files for compiling extension modules for the Ruby 1.8

 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.
 .
 This package contains the header files and the mkmf library, necessary
 to make extension library for Ruby 1.8.

ruby1.8-elisp: ruby-mode for Emacsen

 This package provides major-mode for editing Ruby scripts and some
 emacs-lisp programs for Ruby programmers.

ruby1.8-examples: Examples for Ruby 1.8

 This package provides example programs about Ruby 1.8.
 .
 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.