Vulnerability CVE-2006-5467


Published: 2006-10-27   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The cgi.rb CGI library for Ruby 1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an HTTP request with a multipart MIME body that contains an invalid boundary specifier, as demonstrated using a specifier that begins with a "-" instead of "--" and contains an inconsistent ID.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Yukihiro matsumoto -> RUBY 

 References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-371-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20777
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0729.html
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.030-ruby.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_26_sr.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1235
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1234
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017194
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200611-12.xml
http://secunia.com/advisories/23344
http://secunia.com/advisories/23040
http://secunia.com/advisories/22929
http://secunia.com/advisories/22761
http://secunia.com/advisories/22624
http://secunia.com/advisories/22615
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061101-01-P
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4245
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4244
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:192
http://secunia.com/advisories/25402
http://secunia.com/advisories/22932
http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/mongrel-users/2006-October/001946.html
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10185
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530

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