Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1352-1 jruby -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
17 Apr 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1000074.
More information:

An unsafe object deserialization vulnerability was found in jruby, a 100% pure-Java implementation of Ruby. An attacker can use this flaw to run arbitrary code when gem owner is run on a specially crafted YAML file.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.5.6-5+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your jruby packages.

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