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FreeBSD Ports: ruby, ruby_static

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: ruby ruby_static CVE-2006-5467 The cgi.rb CGI library for Ruby 1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a dneial 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.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/mongrel-users/2006-October/001946.html http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/ab8dbe98-6be4-11db-ae91-0012f06707f0.html

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