Cherokee Web Server Malformed POST Request Remote DoS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 15620
SynopsisThe remote web server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe 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' request.
An attacker may exploit this flaw to disable this service remotely.
SolutionUpgrade to Cherokee 0.4.7 or newer as this reportedly fixes the issue.