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    Gentoo: GLSA-202012-09: Cherokee: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date 23 Dec 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Cherokee, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202012-09
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      Severity: Low
         Title: Cherokee: Multiple vulnerabilities
          Date: December 23, 2020
          Bugs: #715204
            ID: 202012-09
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Cherokee, the worst of
    which could result in a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Cherokee is an extra-light web server.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
         -------------------------------------------------------------------
          Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
         -------------------------------------------------------------------
       1  www-servers/cherokee      <= 1.2.104-r2               Vulnerable!
         -------------------------------------------------------------------
          NOTE: Certain packages are still vulnerable. Users should migrate
                to another package if one is available or wait for the
                existing packages to be marked stable by their
                architecture maintainers.
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Cherokee. Please
    review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    Gentoo has discontinued support for Cherokee. We recommend that users
    unmerge package:
    
       # emerge --unmerge "www-servers/cherokee"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2006-1681
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2006-1681
    [ 2 ] CVE-2019-20798
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-20798
    [ 3 ] CVE-2019-20799
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-20799
    [ 4 ] CVE-2019-20800
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-20800
    [ 5 ] CVE-2020-12845
           https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-12845
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
      https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-09
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
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    Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    
    

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