This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-02
(Cherokee: Format string vulnerability)
Florian Schilhabel from the Gentoo Linux Security Audit Team found a
format string vulnerability in the cherokee_logger_ncsa_write_string()
Using a specially crafted URL when authenticating via auth_pam, a
malicious user may be able to crash the server or execute arbitrary
code on the target machine with permissions of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Cherokee users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/cherokee-0.4.17.1'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 15590 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-02.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1097