Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ruby (MDKSA-2006:192)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24577
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.