FreeBSD : ruby -- CGI DoS (d656296b-33ff-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Ruby CGI.rb module contains a bug which can cause the CGI module
to go into an infinite loop, thereby causing a denial-of-service
situation on the web server by using all available CPU time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?2598b978

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38113 (freebsd_pkg_d656296b33ff11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0983

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