The read_multipart function in cgi.rb in Ruby before 1.8.5-p2 does not properly detect boundaries in MIME multipart content, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted HTTP requests, a different issue than CVE-2006-5467.
Published 2006-12-06 19:28:00
Updated 2017-10-11 01:31:26
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-6303

6.77%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-6303

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2006-6303

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2006-6303

  • Red Hat 2008-07-14
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. For other versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux see http://rhn.redhat.com/cve/CVE-2006-6303.html

Products affected by CVE-2006-6303

This web site uses cookies for managing your session, storing preferences, website analytics and additional purposes described in our privacy policy.
By using this web site you are agreeing to CVEdetails.com terms of use!