61624 : Cherokee Web Server URI MS-DOS Reserved Word Remote DoS
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<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-4587" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Cherokee Web Server 0.5.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via an MS-DOS reserved word in a URI, as demonstrated by the AUX reserved word.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Public


Unknown or Incomplete



Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-01-08 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1


Anonymous - 2010/01/13 04:19:31

Cherokee 0.5.4 (the version affected) is almost 4 years old. Current Cherokee version is 0.99.39. It does not make much sense to keep looking for security issue on such an ancient version of the software.

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