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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4310

httputils.rb in WEBrick in Ruby 1.8.1 and 1.8.5, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted HTTP request. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-3656.
Publish Date : 2008-12-08 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-11-05 2008-12-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0981: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22012 unix
httputils.rb in WEBrick in Ruby 1.8.1 and 1.8.5, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5, allows remote attackers to... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10250 unix
RHSA-2008:0981 -- ruby security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28686 unix
RHSA-2008:0981: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080981 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-2008-4310

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ruby-lang Ruby 1.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ruby-lang Ruby 2

- References For CVE-2008-4310

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470252 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0981.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0981
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/12/04/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20081204 ruby CVE-2008-4310 (Red Hat specific)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4310

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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