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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1931

Original release date: 04/20/2006
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The HTTP/XMLRPC server in Ruby before 1.8.2 uses blocking sockets, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (blocked connections) via a large amount of data.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20064
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-273-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20024
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015978
External Source: MISC
Name: ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.2-xmlrpc-dos-1.patch
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1157
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:079
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19804
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11100
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 24972
External Source: XF
Name: ruby-socket-dos(26102)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0427
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-dev/27787
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=189540
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-11
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19772
External Source: BID
Name: 17645
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21657
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20457
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:012
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 16904
External Source: MISC
Name: ftp://ftp.ruby-lang.org/pub/ruby/1.8/ruby-1.8.2-webrick-dos-1.patch
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11100
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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