CVE-2013-0183

NameCVE-2013-0183
Descriptionmultipart/parser.rb in Rack 1.3.x before 1.3.8 and 1.4.x before 1.4.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and out-of-memory error) via a long string in a Multipart HTTP packet.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2783-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs698440
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
librack-ruby (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)1.1.0-4+squeeze2fixed
squeeze (lts)1.1.0-4+squeeze3fixed
ruby-rack (PTS)wheezy1.4.1-2.1fixed
stretch, sid, jessie1.5.2-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
librack-rubysource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
librack-rubysourcesqueeze1.1.0-4+squeeze1mediumDSA-2783-1
ruby-racksource(unstable)1.4.1-2.1medium698440

Notes

commit 24d512531bd88f2d6ce94b3a3d9798fde8fbb713 refactored the multipart module
and introduced the fast_forward_to_first_boundry function.
https://github.com/rack/rack/commit/24d512531bd88f2d6ce94b3a3d9798fde8fbb713

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