DescriptionThe regular expression engine (regex.c) in Ruby 1.8.5 and earlier, 1.8.6 through 1.8.6-p286, 1.8.7 through 1.8.7-p71, and 1.9 through r18423 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and crash) via multiple long requests to a Ruby socket, related to memory allocation failure, and as demonstrated against Webrick.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SA:2009:037, published Wed, 15 Jul 2009 14:00:00 +0000
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
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Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11||ruby||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11||ruby||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11||ruby||Released|