Upstream information

CVE-2014-6438 at MITRE

Description

The URI.decode_www_form_component method in Ruby before 1.9.2-p330 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (catastrophic regular expression backtracking, resource consumption, or application crash) via a crafted string.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important 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: 937962 [RESOLVED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 ruby Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 ruby Not affected