FreeBSD : ruby -- DoS vulnerability in WEBrick (f7ba20aa-6b5a-11dd-9d79-001fc61c2a55)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The official ruby site reports :

WEBrick::HTTP::DefaultFileHandler is faulty of exponential time taking
requests due to a backtracking regular expression in

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33907 (freebsd_pkg_f7ba20aa6b5a11dd9d79001fc61c2a55.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3655

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