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[SECURITY] [DLA 224-1] ruby1.8 security update

Package        : ruby1.8
Version        :
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-1855

It was discovered that the Ruby OpenSSL extension, part of the
interpreter for the Ruby language, did not properly implement hostname
matching, in violation of RFC 6125. This could allow remote attackers to
perform a man-in-the-middle attack via crafted SSL certificates.

For the oldoldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been
fixed in version

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem was fixed in

Ben Hutchings - Debian developer, member of Linux kernel and LTS teams

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