Updated: ruby-1.8.7-p358-1 [SECURITY]

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Tue Feb 28 08:17:00 GMT 2012


The following packages have been updated for the Cygwin distribution:

*** ruby-1.8.7-p358-1
*** ruby-tcltk-1.8.7-p358-1

Ruby is an interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
object-oriented programming.

This patch release helps prevent against BEAST attacks with TLS1
(CVE-2011-3389) as described here:

http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2012/02/16/security-fix-for-ruby-openssl-module-allow-0n-splitting-as-a-prevention-for-the-tls-beast-attack-/

-- 

Yaakov
Cygwin/X


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