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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 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
Red Hat CloudForms Cloud Engine 1 (rubygem-rack) RHSA-2013:0548 2013-02-21
Red Hat CloudForms System Engine 1 (rubygem-rack) RHSA-2013:0548 2013-02-21
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1.2 (rubygem-rack) RHSA-2013:0544 2013-02-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1 rubygem-rack Will not fix
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1 rubygem193-rack Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 rubygem-rack Affected
Red Hat CloudForms Tools 1 rubygem-rack Will not fix

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