Cherokee Web Server Malformed POST Request Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service

Description :

The remote host is running Cherokee - a fast and tiny web server.

The remote version of this software is affected by a remote denial of
service vulnerability when handling a specially crafted HTTP 'POST'

An attacker may exploit this flaw to disable this service remotely.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Cherokee 0.4.7 or newer as this reportedly fixes the issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 15620 (cherokee_0_4_6.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9345

CVE ID: CVE-2003-1198

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