CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-05-04
CWE: CWE-835
Bugzilla: 895277: CVE-2012-6109 rubygem-rack: parsing Content-Disposition header DoS


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

lib/rack/multipart.rb in Rack before 1.1.4, 1.2.x before 1.2.6, 1.3.x before 1.3.7, and 1.4.x before 1.4.2 uses an incorrect regular expression, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted Content-Disposion header.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6109 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
CloudForms System Engine for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0548 February 21, 2013
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0544 February 21, 2013

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