Ruby Flaws Create Scurry Among Security Experts
According to a leading security firm, the open-source programming language, Ruby, which is increasingly used for Website development, fixed five vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities were providing a wide scope for hackers to exploit various web applications.
The security firm indicated that an attacker could use the holes in the software to potentially execute malicious codes from a remote computer. Thus, it is simple for a cyber criminal to use a computer and unleash attacks on any Ruby-engineered Website by executing disruptive programs on the server at will.
The security vulnerabilities affect the 1.8 and 1.9 versions of the Ruby software. It was found quite promptly by many security analysts because Ruby forms the foundation of the popular Website development suite, ...
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