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[SEC][ANN] Rack 1.4.5, a modular Ruby webserver interface


raggi Feb 7, 2013 7:13 PM
Posted in group: Rack Development
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Hello,

Today we are proud to announce the release of Rack 1.4.5.

= Rack, a modular Ruby webserver interface

Rack provides a minimal, modular and adaptable interface for developing web applications in Ruby.  By wrapping HTTP requests and responses in the simplest way possible, it unifies and distills the API for web servers, web frameworks, and software in between (the so-called middleware) into a single method call.
The exact details of this are described in the Rack specification, which all Rack applications should conform to.

== Changes

* February 7th, Thirty fifth public release 1.4.5
  * Fix CVE-2013-0263, timing attack against Rack::Session::Cookie
  * Fix CVE-2013-0262, symlink path traversal in Rack::File

== Where can I get it?

You can download Rack at
        http://chneukirchen.org/releases/rack-1.4.5.tar.gz   (upload pending at time of writing)
                  http://rubyforge.org/projects/rack

Alternatively, you can checkout from the development repository with:
    git clone git://github.com/rack/rack.git
cd rack && git checkout rack-1.4   # for this release

Happy hacking and have a nice day,

James Tucker
on behalf of the Rack Core Team.

8550ba6b308d8a3439f79c51520d8ecd48d26019  rack-1.4.5.tar.gz
2bfd9337cde2ad1dfdf14abfa8cee00b963e91cb  rack-1.4.5.gem
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