Multiple vulnerabilities were found in RubyGems, the worst of which allows execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||dev-ruby/rubygems on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.6.13|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.6.13|
RubyGems is a sophisticated package manager for Ruby.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RubyGems. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to install a specially crafted gem, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All RubyGems users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-ruby/rubygems-2.6.13"
October 08, 2017
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