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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1931

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.
Publish Date : 2006-04-20 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-04-12 2005-06-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-1931 unix
RHSA-2006:0427: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060427 unix
The HTTP/XMLRPC server in Ruby before 1.8.2 uses blocking sockets, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11100 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1931

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 10

- References For CVE-2006-1931 CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1015978
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0427
GENTOO GLSA-200605-11
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:012
XF ruby-socket-dos(26102)
BID 17645 Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby XMLRPC Server Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-14
OSVDB 24972

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1931

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