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The cgi.rb CGI library for Ruby 1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an HTTP request with a multipart MIME body that contains an invalid boundary specifier as demonstrated using a specifier that begins with a "-" instead of "--" and contains an inconsistent ID.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10185

The cgi.rb CGI library for Ruby 1.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an HTTP request with a multipart MIME body that contains an invalid boundary specifier as demonstrated using a specifier that begins with a "-" instead of "--" and contains an inconsistent ID.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-5467
Product(s):