Cherokee directory traversal flaw

Published: 2005-11-03 13:08:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Upgrade to Cherokee 0.2.8 or newer.

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.

Remote attacker can then submit specially crafted web request to browse any file on the server with root privileges.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

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