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Security update for rubygems


(Last modified: 28FEB2007)

solutions Security update for rubygems SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a0f9c15dba111c8bbd478832d50fd6f0)

Applies to

Package: rubygems
Product(s): SLE SDK 10 for x86
SLE SDK 10 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 for X86-64

Release: 20070228
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using rubygems should update.



Problem description

This update fixes a vulnerability in rubygems that allowed to overwrite files with root privileges. (CVE-2007-0469)


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh rubygems.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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