USN-4502-1: websocket-extensions vulnerability
16 September 2020
websocket-extensions could be made to exhaust the server's capacity to process incoming requests if it received specially crafted requests.
- ruby-websocket-extensions - Generic extension manager for WebSocket connections
It was discovered that websocket-extensions does not properly parse
special headers. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause regex
backtracking, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-7663)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.