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Resource Management Errors

CVE-2015-7581

Severity Low
Score 0/10

Summary

"actionpack/lib/action_dispatch/routing/route_set.rb" in Action Pack in Ruby on Rails 4.x before 4.2.5.1 and 5.x before 5.0.0.beta1.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (superfluous caching and memory consumption) by leveraging an application's use of a wildcard controller route.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published