CVE-2013-6414

NameCVE-2013-6414
Descriptionactionpack/lib/action_view/lookup_context.rb in Action View in Ruby on Rails 3.x before 3.2.16 and 4.x before 4.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a header containing an invalid MIME type that leads to excessive caching.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2888-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs731288, 731290
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
rails (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.3.5-1.2+squeeze8fixed
wheezy2:2.3.14.2fixed
jessie, sid2:4.1.8-1fixed
ruby-actionpack-2.3 (PTS)wheezy2.3.14-5fixed
ruby-actionpack-3.2 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)3.2.6-6+deb7u2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssource(unstable)(not affected)
rails-3.2source(unstable)3.2.16-3+0medium
rails-4.0source(unstable)4.0.2+dfsg-1medium731290
ruby-actionpack-2.3source(unstable)(not affected)
ruby-actionpack-3.2source(unstable)3.2.16-1medium731288
ruby-actionpack-3.2sourcewheezy3.2.6-6+deb7u1mediumDSA-2888-1

Notes

- ruby-actionpack-2.3 <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
- rails <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
Starting with 2.3.14.1 rails is a transition package

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