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Quick (and dirty) Patch for Ruby Enterprise Edition 2011.03 to Prevent Hash Collision Attacks

As you may have heard, this week on December 28, 2011, a group of security experts released information about a nasty problem in almost all languages and platforms related to hash function collisions and possibility of using those for DoS attack on web applications.

Ruby core team released new 1.8.7-p357 version with the problem fixed. JRuby development team came out with the new release. Unfortunately 2 days after the release there is still no information from Ruby Enterprise Edition team on what to do with all the ree deployments.

So, since there is …

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