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.
Published 2017-09-06 21:29:00
Updated 2017-09-11 18:25:35
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2014-6438

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2014-6438
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2014-6438 392
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-6438

0.57%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 75 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-6438

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
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-6438

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

References for CVE-2014-6438

Products affected by CVE-2014-6438

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