Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5066-1 ruby2.5 -- security update

Date Reported:
03 Feb 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-28965, CVE-2021-31799, CVE-2021-31810, CVE-2021-41817, CVE-2021-41819, CVE-2021-32066.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the interpreter for the Ruby language and the Rubygems included, which may result in XML roundtrip attacks, the execution of arbitrary code, information disclosure, StartTLS stripping in IMAP or denial of service.

For the oldstable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 2.5.5-3+deb10u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your ruby2.5 packages.

For the detailed security status of ruby2.5 please refer to its security tracker page at: