Cherokee remote command execution

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

CVSS Base Vector:

Upgrade to Cherokee 0.2.7 or newer.

The remote version of Cherokee is vulnerable to remote command execution due to a lack of web requests sanitization, especially shell metacharacters. Additionally, this version fails to drop root privileges after it binds to listen port.

A remote attacker may submit a specially crafted web request to execute arbitrary command 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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