Ruby vulnerability

2006-11-01T00:00:00
ID USN-371-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2006-11-01T00:00:00

Description

An error was found in Ruby’s CGI library that did not correctly check for the end of multipart MIME requests. Using a crafted HTTP request, a remote user could cause a denial of service, where Ruby CGI applications would end up in a loop, monopolizing a CPU.