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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Vincent Danen reported, that Red Hat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0897
did not properly address a denial of service flaw in the WEBrick (Ruby
HTTP server toolkit), known as CVE-2008-3656. This flaw allowed a
remote attacker to send a specially crafted HTTP request to a WEBrick
server that would cause the server to use excessive CPU time. This
update properly addresses this flaw. (CVE-2008-4310)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60502 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3656CVE-2008-4310
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