Bug 1839865 (CVE-2019-20798) - CVE-2019-20798 cherokee: XSS in the administrator panel
Summary: CVE-2019-20798 cherokee: XSS in the administrator panel
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2019-20798
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1839866 1839867
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-05-25 19:14 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2020-05-26 14:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-05-25 21:15:32 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-05-25 19:14:47 UTC
An XSS issue was discovered in handler_server_info.c in Cherokee through 1.2.104. The requested URL is improperly displayed on the About page in the default configuration of the web server and its administrator panel. The XSS in the administrator panel can be used to reconfigure the server and execute arbitrary commands.

References:
https://github.com/cherokee/webserver/issues/1227
https://logicaltrust.net/blog/2019/11/cherokee.html

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-05-25 19:15:05 UTC
Created cherokee tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1839866]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1839867]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-05-25 21:15:32 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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