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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2006-1931

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/20/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The HTTP/XMLRPC server in Ruby before 1.8.2 uses blocking sockets, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (blocked connections) via a large amount of data.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-ruby

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