actionpack/lib/action_dispatch/http/mime_type.rb in Action Pack in Ruby on Rails before 3.2.22.1, 4.0.x and 4.1.x before 4.1.14.1, 4.2.x before 4.2.5.1, and 5.x before 5.0.0.beta1.1 does not properly restrict use of the MIME type cache, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted HTTP Accept header.
Published 2016-02-16 02:59:06
Updated 2019-08-08 15:43:52
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2016-0751

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2016-0751
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2016-0751 283
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-0751

1.13%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 83 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-0751

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-2016-0751

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

References for CVE-2016-0751

Products affected by CVE-2016-0751

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