Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Ruby, the worst of which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||dev-lang/ruby on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.2.8|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.2.8|
Ruby is an interpreted object-oriented programming language. The elaborate standard library includes an HTTP server (“WEBRick”) and a class for XML parsing (“REXML”).
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ruby. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Ruby users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/ruby-2.2.8"