Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ruby (MDKSA-2006:192)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The CGI library in Ruby 1.8 allowed a remote attacker to cause a
Denial of Service via an HTTP request with a multipart MIME body that
contained an invalid boundary specifier, which would result in an
infinite loop and CPU consumption.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24577 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-192.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0983

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