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.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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20091103 Re: Cherokee Web Server 0.5.4 Denial Of Service
20091026 Cherokee Web Server 0.5.4 Denial Of Service
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