Current Description

Format string vulnerability in the cherokee_logger_ncsa_write_string function in Cherokee 0.4.17 and earlier, when authenticating via auth_pam, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the URL.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 10, 2005
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score10.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.1*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.1.5*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.1.6*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.2*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.2.5*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.2.6*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.2.7*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.4.6*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.4.7*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.4.8*******
    2.3ApplicationCherokeeCherokee Httpd0.4.17*******

Vulnerable Software List

Cherokee Cherokee Httpd 0.1, 0.1.5, 0.1.6, 0.2, 0.2.5, 0.2.6, 0.2.7, 0.4.17, 0.4.6, 0.4.7, 0.4.8


GLSA-200411-02 Vendor Advisory
11574 Vendor Advisory