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The remote database server is potentially affected by multiple
According to its banner, the version of CouchDB running on the remote
host is earlier than 1.0.4, 1.1.x earlier than 1.1.2 or 1.2.x earlier
than 1.2.1. It is, therefore, potentially affected by the following
- An unspecified error exists in the included MochiWeb
HTTP library that can allow access to arbitrary files
via directory traversal attacks. Note that reportedly,
this issue only affects installs on Windows hosts.
- An error related to JSONP callbacks can allow an
unspecified cross-site scripting attack. (CVE-2012-5649)
- An input validation error exists related to unspecified
query parameters and the Futon UI that can allow DOM-
based cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2012-5650)
Note that Nessus did not actually test for these flaws but instead, has
relied on the version in CouchDB's banner.
See also :
Upgrade to CouchDB 1.0.4 / 1.1.2 / 1.2.1 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 63642 ()
Bugtraq ID: 573135731457321
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5641CVE-2012-5649CVE-2012-5650
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