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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Cherokee auth_pam format string vulnerability

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 a format string
attack when processing authentication requests using auth_pam.

Solution : Upgrade to Cherokee 0.4.17.1 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11574

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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