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Cross-Site Scripting in Cherokee Error Pages

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the version of Cherokee

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting issue.

Description :

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

Due to a lack of sanitization from the user input,
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to cross-site
scripting attacks due to lack of sanitization in returned error pages.

Solution :

Upgrade to Cherokee 0.4.8 or newer.

Network Security Threat Level:

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID: 9496

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

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