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|Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201404-04 ] Crack: Arbitrary code execution
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Crack: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201404-04)
Date: April 07, 2014
A vulnerability in Crack might allow remote attackers to execute
Crack is a really simple JSON and XML parsing Ruby gem, ripped from Merb
Vulnerable: < 0.3.2
Unaffected: >= 0.3.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
An XML parameter parsing vulnerability has been discovered in Crack.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, cause a Denial of
Service condition, or bypass security restrictions.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Crack users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/crack-0.3.2"