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The remote web server is affected by a remote command execution
The remote host is running Cherokee - a fast and tiny web server.
The remote version of this software 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.
See also :
Upgrade to Cherokee 0.2.7 or newer as this reportedly fixes the issue.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 15622 (cherokee_remote_cmd.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 37713773
CVE ID: CVE-2001-1433
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