Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Yukihiro Matsumoto reported that Ruby's HTTP module uses blocking
sockets. By sending large amounts of data to a server application that
uses this module, a remote attacker could exploit this to render this
application unusable and not respond any more to other clients (Denial
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21292 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1931