Rack Long String Parsing Memory Consumption Remote DoS

Metadata

medium
5.0
rack
CVE-2013-0183
osvdb.org
2013-01-07
2017-06-16 19:01
CVE-2013-0183 ruby-rack
CVE-2013-0183
2017-04-01 19:11
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

Rack contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is
triggered when parsing an overly long string. With a specially crafted string,
a remote attacker can cause a consumption of memory. This will result in a
loss of availability for the webserver.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
rack ~> 1.3.8,>= 1.4.3 None