CVE-2013-6414

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-12-03
CWE:
CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1036483: CVE-2013-6414 rubygem-actionpack: Action View DoS
A denial of service flaw was found in the header handling component of Action View. A remote attacker could send strings in specially crafted headers that would be cached indefinitely, which would result in all available system memory eventually being consumed.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6414 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5
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
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (ruby193-rubygem-actionpack) RHSA-2013:1794 2013-12-05
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1.4 (ruby193-rubygem-actionpack) RHSA-2014:1863 2014-11-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (ruby193-rubygem-actionpack) RHSA-2014:0008 2014-01-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 rubygem-actionpack Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux ruby200-rubygem-actionpack Will not fix
Red Hat Satellite 6 ruby193-rubygem-actionpack Will not fix
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1 ruby193-rubygem-actionpack Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 ruby193-rubygem-actionpack Not affected

Acknowledgements

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

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