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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2004-1946
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:42:46
Published 19 Apr 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Format string vulnerability in the PRINT_ERROR function in common.c for Cherokee Web Server 0.4.16 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the -C command line argument. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue could be exploited remotely, or if Cherokee is running at escalated privileges. Therefore it might not be a vulnerability.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Cherokee Httpd 0.4.16


XF - cherokee-printerror-format-string(15924)


BUGTRAQ - 20040420 Format String in Cherokee

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:14