Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
An error was found in Ruby's CGI library that did not correctly check
for the end of multipart MIME requests. Using a crafted HTTP request,
a remote user could cause a denial of service, where Ruby CGI
applications would end up in a loop, monopolizing a CPU.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27952 ()
Bugtraq ID: 20777
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0983CVE-2006-5467
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