Security update for rubygem-rack

SUSE Security Update: Security update for rubygem-rack
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2013:0355-1
Rating: moderate
References: #798452 #802794
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2

  • An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available. It includes one version update.


    3 denial of service conditions in the Rack 1.3 rubygem have
    been fixed.


    Rack was updated to 1.3.10:

    o Fix CVE-2013-0263, timing attack against

    Rack was updated to 1.3.9.

    o Rack::Auth::AbstractRequest no longer
    symbolizes arbitrary strings (CVE-2013-0184) o Security:
    Prevent unbounded reads in large multipart boundaries

    Changes from 1.3.7 (CVE-2012-6109)

    o Add warnings when users do not provide a
    session secret o Fix parsing performance for unquoted
    filenames o Updated URI backports o Fix URI backport
    version matching, and silence constant warnings o Correct
    parameter parsing with empty values o Correct rackup '-I'
    flag, to allow multiple uses o Correct rackup pidfile
    handling o Report rackup line numbers correctly o Fix
    request loops caused by non-stale nonces with time limits o
    Prevent infinite recursions from Response#to_ary o Various
    middleware better conforms to the body close specification
    o Updated language for the body close specification o
    Additional notes regarding ECMA escape compatibility issues
    o Fix the parsing of multiple ranges in range headers

    Security Issue references:

    * CVE-2013-0184
    * CVE-2013-0183
    * CVE-2012-6109

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch sdksp2-rack-13-201302-7387

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 1.3.10]:
    • rubygem-rack-1_3-1.3.10-0.5.1