Forum: Ruby on Rails RE: Beware of a bug of WEBrick

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Berger, Daniel (Guest)
on 2006-05-10 20:02
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> I'm not sure that here is the right place to post(so sorry if it is
> not),
> but it seems that WEBrick is not being maintained any more.
> I found that WEBricks freezes with 100% of CPU usage whenever
> it takes a
> POST message of invalid format(multipart/form-data with invalid
> boundary). Then the server is able to process any other requests no
> longer.
> Be careful if you're doing some serious things with script/server.

If you could provide a short, standalone script (using net/http or
whatever) that demonstrates this issue, the Ruby core team should be
able to fix it.



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