Mageia 2021-0019: cherokee security update | LinuxSecurity.com
MGASA-2021-0019 - Updated cherokee packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 10 Jan 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0019.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE-2020-12845

Cherokee 0.4.27 to 1.2.104 is affected by a denial of service due to a NULL
pointer dereferences. A remote unauthenticated attacker can crash the server
by sending an HTTP request to protected resources using a malformed
Authorization header that is mishandled during a cherokee_buffer_add call
within cherokee_validator_parse_basic or cherokee_validator_parse_digest.
(CVE-2020-12845).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27736
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-12845

SRPMS:
- 7/core/cherokee-1.2.103-17.1.mga7

Mageia 2021-0019: cherokee security update

Cherokee 0.4.27 to 1.2.104 is affected by a denial of service due to a NULL pointer dereferences

Summary

Cherokee 0.4.27 to 1.2.104 is affected by a denial of service due to a NULL pointer dereferences. A remote unauthenticated attacker can crash the server by sending an HTTP request to protected resources using a malformed Authorization header that is mishandled during a cherokee_buffer_add call within cherokee_validator_parse_basic or cherokee_validator_parse_digest. (CVE-2020-12845).

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27736

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-12845

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0019 - Updated cherokee packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 7/core/cherokee-1.2.103-17.1.mga7

Severity
Publication date: 10 Jan 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0019.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2020-12845

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