16 August 2010
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT Security Bulletin ASB-2010.0194 A vulnerability has been identified in Ruby 16 August 2010 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Ruby prior to 1.9.1-p430 Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) Windows Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2010-0541 Member content until: Wednesday, September 15 2010 Reference: ESB-2010.0536 OVERVIEW A vulnerability has been identified in Ruby prior to version 1.9.1-p430. IMPACT The vendor has provided the following details regarding this vulnerability which has been assigned CVE-2010-0541: "WEBrick have had a cross-site scripting vulnerability that allows an attacker to inject arbitrary script or HTML via a crafted URI. This does not affect user agents that strictly implement HTTP/1.1, however, some user agents do not."  MITIGATION The vendor recommends upgrading to the latest version of Ruby.  REFERENCES  XSS in WEBrick (CVE-2010-0541) http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2010/08/16/xss-in-webrick-cve-2010-0541/  Ruby 1.9.1-p430 is released http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2010/08/16/ruby-1-9-1-p430-is-released/ AusCERT has made every effort to ensure that the information contained in this document is accurate. However, the decision to use the information described is the responsibility of each user or organisation. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iD8DBQFMaLU1/iFOrG6YcBERAl9FAKCCPUzVuNRmSl0/AJaOw4DKCChEewCfdZSM F0CcsB538PAGG1iEwowR0zc= =w19X -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----