CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-02-18
Bugzilla: 1065538: CVE-2014-0082 rubygem-actionpack: Action View string handling denial of service


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

actionpack/lib/action_view/template/text.rb in Action View in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.2.17 converts MIME type strings to symbols during use of the :text option to the render method, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by including these strings in headers.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0082 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.2 is now in Production 1 Phase of the support
and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Moderate security
impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For
additional information, refer to the Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Life Cycle:

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Management Engine RHSA-2014:0215 March 11, 2014
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (ruby193-rubygem-actionpack) RHSA-2014:0306 March 17, 2014

External References


Red Hat would like to thank the Ruby on Rails Project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Toby Hsieh of SlideShare as the original reporter.

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