CVE-2008-4310

high
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Description

httputils.rb in WEBrick in Ruby 1.8.1 and 1.8.5, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted HTTP request. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-3656.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/33013

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/12/04/2

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0981.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470252

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10250

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-12-09

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67767Oracle Linux 4 / 5 : ruby (ELSA-2008-0981)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
67752Oracle Linux 4 / 5 : ruby (ELSA-2008-0897)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
60502Scientific Linux Security Update : ruby on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
35263CentOS 4 / 5 : ruby (CESA-2008:0981)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
35038RHEL 4 / 5 : ruby (RHSA-2008:0981)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
34502CentOS 4 / 5 : ruby (CESA-2008:0897)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
34466RHEL 4 / 5 : ruby (RHSA-2008:0897)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high