Upstream information

CVE-2006-1931 at MITRE

Description

The HTTP/XMLRPC server in Ruby before 1.8.2 uses blocking sockets, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (blocked connections) via a large amount of data.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 168271 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • ruby >= 1.8.2-11.4
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • ruby >= 1.8.1-42.13
SUSE LINUX 9.2
  • ruby >= 1.8.1-48.8
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • ruby >= 1.8.1-51.6
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • ruby >= 1.8.1-42.13
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 10966