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Ruby 1.8 Vulnerabilities Fixed for Ubunu OSes

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http://news.softpedia.com – On October 10th, in a security notice Canonical published details about Ruby 1.8 vulnerabilities for its Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10, Ubuntu 11.04, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems. According to Canonical, Ruby 1.8 could have allowed excessive access in untrusted programs. Shugo Maedo and Vit Ondruch discovered that Ruby 1.8 incorrectly allowed untainted strings to be modified in protective safe levels. An attacker could have used this flaw in Ruby 1.8 in or... (read more) (General)