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1.181. ruby

1.181.1. RHBA-2010:0012: bug fix update


This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as errata RHBA-2010:0012
Updated ruby packages that fix a regression are now available.
Ruby is an extensible, interpreted, object-oriented, scripting language. It has features to process text files and to do system management tasks.
These updated ruby packages fix the following bug:
* a regression introduced by the fix for CVE-2009-1904 caused leading zeros after the decimal point in BigDecimal objects to be dropped, which could have led to incorrect mathematical calculations. This update fixes this problem by ensuring that leading zeros following a decimal point in BigDecimal objects are not dropped.
A link to the update which introduced this regression is provided in the References section of this errata. (BZ#546245)
All users of ruby are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve this issue.

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