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Cherokee POST request DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for version of Cherokee

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

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

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to remote denial
of service vulnerability when handling a specially-crafted HTTP
'POST' request.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to disable this service remotely.

Solution : Upgrade to Cherokee 0.4.7 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9345

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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