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Cherokee directory traversal flaw

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Gain a shell remotely

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

16 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote version of Cherokee is vulnerable to directory traversal flaw when appending a '../' sequence to the web request. Additionally, this version fails to drop root privileges after it binds to listen port.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Cherokee 0.2.8 or newer.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)