Cherokee directory traversal flaw

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

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Cherokee 0.2.8 or newer.

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.

Impact:
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)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2001-1432

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3772

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8

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