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[DSA862] DSA-862-1 ruby1.6 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Yutaka Oiwa discovered a bug in Ruby, the interpreter for the
object-oriented scripting language, that can cause illegal program
code to bypass the safe level and taint flag protections check and be
executed. The following matrix lists the fixed versions in our
We recommend that you upgrade your ruby packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-862
Threat Level: High
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