Debian Security Advisory
DSA-1119-1 hiki -- design flaw
- Date Reported:
- 22 Jul 2006
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 378059.
In the Bugtraq database (at SecurityFocus): BugTraq ID 18785.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2006-3379.
- More information:
Akira Tanaka discovered a vulnerability in Hiki Wiki, a Wiki engine written in Ruby that allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via high CPU consumption using by performing a diff between large and specially crafted Wiki pages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.5-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.6-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your hiki package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.