Vulnerability CVE-2006-6303


Published: 2006-12-06   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The read_multipart function in cgi.rb in Ruby before 1.8.5-p2 does not properly detect boundaries in MIME multipart content, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted HTTP requests, a different issue than CVE-2006-5467.

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://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=157048
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=218287
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530
http://jvn.jp/jp/JVN%2384798830/index.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10529
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-21.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017363
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:225
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_4_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0961.html
http://www.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/ruby/lib/cgi.rb.diff?f=h&only_with_tag=MAIN&r1=text&tr1=1.92&r2=text&tr2=1.91
http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2006/12/04/another-dos-vulnerability-in-cgi-library/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21441
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-394-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4855
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30734

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