Upstream information

CVE-2018-16470 at MITRE


There is a possible DoS vulnerability in the multipart parser in Rack before 2.0.6. Specially crafted requests can cause the multipart parser to enter a pathological state, causing the parser to use CPU resources disproportionate to the request size.

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
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 5.3
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1114831 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 SP1
  • rmt-server-pubcloud >= 1.2.2-1.15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP1
  • rmt-server >= 1.2.2-1.15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
  • rmt-server >= 1.1.1-3.13.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • rmt-server >= 1.1.1-lp150.2.12.1
  • rmt-server-debuginfo >= 1.1.1-lp150.2.12.1
  • rmt-server-pubcloud >= 1.1.1-lp150.2.12.1

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Enterprise Storage 4 rubygem-rack Not affected
SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3 rubygem-rack Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 rubygem-rack Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 LTSS rubygem-rack Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 rubygem-rack Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 rubygem-rack Not affected