Cherokee Web Server < 0.4.17.1 auth_pam Authentication Format String
Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2383
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a remote 'format string' flaw.
DescriptionThe remote host is running the Cherokee web server. This version is vulnerable to a remote format string overflow. An attacker exploiting this flaw would only need to be able to connect to the web server and issue an HTTP 'GET' request. Upon successful exploitation, the attacker would be able to execute commands within the context of the web server.
SolutionUpgrade to version 0.4.17.1 or higher.