FreeBSD : rubygem-actionpack -- Denial of Service (ae2fa87c-4bca-4138-8be1-67ce2a19b3a8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60134


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


There is a DoS vulnerability in Action Pack digest authentication handling in authenticate_or_request_with_http_digest.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60134

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ae2fa87c4bca41388be167ce2a19b3a8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/07/27

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rubygem-actionpack, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3424