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Red Hat alert RHSA-2013:0699-01 (ruby193-rubygem-activerecord)

Subject:  [RHSA-2013:0699-01] Moderate: ruby193-rubygem-activerecord security update
Date:  Tue, 2 Apr 2013 20:13:34 +0000
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Moderate: ruby193-rubygem-activerecord security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2013:0699-01 Product: Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Advisory URL: Issue date: 2013-04-02 CVE Names: CVE-2013-1854 ===================================================================== 1. Summary: Updated ruby193-rubygem-activerecord packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.1.3. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Infrastructure - noarch Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Node - noarch 3. Description: Ruby on Rails is a model–view–controller (MVC) framework for web application development. Active Record implements object-relational mapping for accessing database entries using objects. A flaw was found in the way hashes were handled in certain queries. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform a denial of service (resource consumption) attack by sending specially-crafted queries that would result in the creation of Ruby symbols, which were never garbage collected. (CVE-2013-1854) Red Hat would like to thank Ruby on Rails upstream for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Ben Murphy as the original reporter. Users of Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.1.3 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which correct this issue. 4. Solution: Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied. This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at 5. Bugs fixed ( 921329 - CVE-2013-1854 rubygem-activerecord: attribute_dos Symbol DoS vulnerability 6. Package List: Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Infrastructure: Source: noarch: ruby193-rubygem-activerecord-3.2.8-6.el6.noarch.rpm ruby193-rubygem-activerecord-doc-3.2.8-6.el6.noarch.rpm Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Node: Source: noarch: ruby193-rubygem-activerecord-3.2.8-6.el6.noarch.rpm ruby193-rubygem-activerecord-doc-3.2.8-6.el6.noarch.rpm These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from 7. References: 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is <>. More contact details at Copyright 2013 Red Hat, Inc. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.4 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFRWzvgXlSAg2UNWIIRAiwEAJ9Mb0asrJXhRkAqFWxCYjOgkgGaMACfcY2q kI8o9Q2DEaoiE7+8Pz3uKoY= =IGh4 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- Enterprise-watch-list mailing list

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