[USN-5462-2] Ruby vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5462-2 June 06, 2022
ruby2.3 vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Summary:
Ruby could be made to crash or read sensitive information when processing certain input.
Software Description: – ruby2.3: Object-oriented scripting language
Details:
USN-5462-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Ruby. This update provides the corresponding CVE-2022-28739 update for ruby2.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Ruby incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libruby2.3 2.3.1-2~ubuntu16.04.16+esm3 ruby2.3 2.3.1-2~ubuntu16.04.16+esm3
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5462-2 ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5462-1 CVE-2022-28739