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  Severity: Low
     Title: Cherokee: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: December 23, 2020
      Bugs: #715204
        ID: 202012-09

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Cherokee, the worst of
which could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Background
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Cherokee is an extra-light web server.

Affected packages
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      Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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   1  www-servers/cherokee      <= 1.2.104-r2               Vulnerable!
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      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
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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
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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Gentoo has discontinued support for Cherokee. We recommend that users
unmerge package:

   # emerge --unmerge "www-servers/cherokee"

References
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[ 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
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202012-09

Concerns?
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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
[email protected] 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.

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