CVE-2016-0751

NameCVE-2016-0751
Descriptionactionpack/lib/action_dispatch/http/mime_type.rb in Action Pack in Ruby on Rails before 3.2.22.1, 4.0.x and 4.1.x before 4.1.14.1, 4.2.x before 4.2.5.1, and 5.x before 5.0.0.beta1.1 does not properly restrict use of the MIME type cache, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted HTTP Accept header.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-604-1, DSA-3464-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rails (PTS)stretch2:4.2.7.1-1+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)2:4.2.7.1-1+deb9u5fixed
buster, buster (security)2:5.2.2.1+dfsg-1+deb10u3fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye2:6.0.3.7+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
railssourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
railssourcewheezy(not affected)
railssourcejessie2:4.1.8-1+deb8u1DSA-3464-1
railssource(unstable)2:4.2.5.1-1
ruby-actionpack-2.3sourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
ruby-actionpack-2.3source(unstable)(unfixed)
ruby-actionpack-3.2sourcewheezy3.2.6-6+deb7u3DLA-604-1
ruby-actionpack-3.2source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[wheezy] - rails <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, is only a transitional package)
[squeeze] - rails <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)

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