Tuesday, February 26, 2013

JRuby 1.7.3 released on BitNami, fixes security issues

Many popular runtimes and frameworks have been affected by serious security issues, including Ruby on Rails and Django. We have been issuing updated versions of those stacks affected. Now it is the turn for JRuby.

A critical patch update for Java SE and a new Java SE version were released recently to fix multiple security vulnerabilities.

BitNami JRuby Stack
JRuby has also released an updated version to address two address security issues. All users are encouraged to upgrade JRuby to 1.7.3.

BitNami JRuby Stack for JRuby 1.7.3 is already available. It provides free, all-in-one installers for Windows, OS X and Linux, virtual machines and cloud images for both Amazon and Azure clouds. It provides a self-contained JRuby environment which includes JRuby, Rails, Java, Tomcat and MySQL.

If you are a JRuby user, please do update as soon as possible.