CVE-2018-8777

Public on 2018-04-04
Modified on 2019-08-27
Description
It was found that WEBrick could be forced to use an excessive amount of memory during the processing of HTTP requests, leading to a Denial of Service. An attacker could use this flaw to send huge requests to a WEBrick application, resulting in the server running out of memory.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.5
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 ruby 2019-08-23 03:41 ALAS2-2019-1276
Amazon Linux 1 ruby23 2018-04-04 23:18 ALAS-2018-983
Amazon Linux 1 ruby24 2018-04-04 23:18 ALAS-2018-983
Amazon Linux 1 ruby22 2018-04-04 23:18 ALAS-2018-983
Amazon Linux 1 ruby20 2018-04-04 23:18 ALAS-2018-983

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H