Bug 189539 - CVE-2006-1931 Ruby http/xmlrpc server DoS
Summary: CVE-2006-1931 Ruby http/xmlrpc server DoS
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ruby (Show other bugs)
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Akira TAGOH
QA Contact: Bill Huang
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,reported=20060412,sou...
Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2006-04-20 20:13 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0427
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-05-09 11:25:08 UTC
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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0427 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: ruby security update 2006-05-09 04:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2006-04-20 20:13:23 UTC
Ruby http/xmlrpc server DoS

A bug was found in the way ruby creates its http (and thus xmlrpc)
server.  The server uses blocking sockets, so if it is possible to
send a very large amount of data via the socket, the server will block
other connections resulting in a denial of service.

The original report (and patch) are here:

A reproducer is described here:

Comment 1 Akira TAGOH 2006-04-21 05:12:55 UTC
will fixed in 1.8.1-7.EL4.3

Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-05-09 11:25:09 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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