ID CVE-2006-6303
Summary 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.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.2_pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.2_pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.2_pre2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.2_pre2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:yukihiro_matsumoto:ruby:1.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:31)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:06:27.998-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
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.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10529
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title 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.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2007:0961
rpms
  • irb-0:1.8.1-7.EL4.8.1
  • ruby-0:1.8.1-7.EL4.8.1
  • ruby-devel-0:1.8.1-7.EL4.8.1
  • ruby-docs-0:1.8.1-7.EL4.8.1
  • ruby-libs-0:1.8.1-7.EL4.8.1
  • ruby-mode-0:1.8.1-7.EL4.8.1
  • ruby-tcltk-0:1.8.1-7.EL4.8.1
  • irb-0:1.6.8-12.el3
  • ruby-0:1.6.8-12.el3
  • ruby-devel-0:1.6.8-12.el3
  • ruby-docs-0:1.6.8-12.el3
  • ruby-libs-0:1.6.8-12.el3
  • ruby-mode-0:1.6.8-12.el3
  • ruby-tcltk-0:1.6.8-12.el3
refmap via4
apple APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
bid 21441
confirm
gentoo GLSA-200612-21
jvn JVN#84798830
mandriva MDKSA-2006:225
misc
sectrack 1017363
secunia
  • 23165
  • 23268
  • 23454
  • 25402
  • 27576
  • 31090
suse SUSE-SR:2007:004
ubuntu USN-394-1
vupen
  • ADV-2006-4855
  • ADV-2007-1939
xf ruby-cgi-library-dos(30734)
statements via4
contributor Joshua Bressers
lastmodified 2008-07-14
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. For other versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux see http://rhn.redhat.com/cve/CVE-2006-6303.html
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:31
Published 06-12-2006 - 19:28
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