CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2008-3656

Published: Aug 13, 2008 | Modified: Oct 11, 2018
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
7.8 HIGH
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in the WEBrick::HTTPUtils.split_header_value function in WEBrick::HTTP::DefaultFileHandler in WEBrick in Ruby 1.8.5 and earlier, 1.8.6 through 1.8.6-p286, 1.8.7 through 1.8.7-p71, and 1.9 through r18423 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted HTTP request that is processed by a backtracking regular expression.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.6.8 1.6.8
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.0 1.8.0
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.1 1.8.1
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.1 1.8.1
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.2 1.8.2
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.2 1.8.2
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.2 1.8.2
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.2 1.8.2
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.3 1.8.3
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.3 1.8.3
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.3 1.8.3
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.3 1.8.3
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.4 1.8.4
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.4 1.8.4
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.4 1.8.4
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.4 1.8.4
Ruby Ruby-lang * 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.5 1.8.5
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.6 1.8.6
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.6 1.8.6
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.6 1.8.6
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.6 1.8.6
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.6 1.8.6
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.6 1.8.6
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.7 1.8.7
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.7 1.8.7
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.7 1.8.7
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.7 1.8.7
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.7 1.8.7
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.7 1.8.7
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.7 1.8.7
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.8.7 1.8.7
Ruby Ruby-lang 1.9.0 1.9.0
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 RedHat ruby-0:1.8.1-7.el4_7.1 *
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RedHat ruby-0:1.8.5-5.el5_2.5 *
Ruby1.8 Ubuntu dapper *
Ruby1.8 Ubuntu feisty *
Ruby1.8 Ubuntu gutsy *
Ruby1.8 Ubuntu hardy *
Ruby1.8 Ubuntu upstream *
Ruby1.9 Ubuntu dapper *
Ruby1.9 Ubuntu feisty *
Ruby1.9 Ubuntu gutsy *
Ruby1.9 Ubuntu hardy *
Ruby1.9 Ubuntu intrepid *
Ruby1.9 Ubuntu jaunty *
Ruby1.9 Ubuntu karmic *
Ruby1.9 Ubuntu lucid *
Ruby1.9 Ubuntu upstream *

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