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CouchDB < 0.11.2 Futon Admin Interface Cross-Site Request Forgery

Medium

Synopsis

The remote database server is vulnerable to a cross-site request forgery attack.

Description

The remote host is running CouchDB, a document-oriented database.

Versions of CouchDB earlier than 0.11.2 are potentially affected by a cross-site request forgery vulnerability. The application fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input before it is used in the Futon administrative interface.

remote attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary script code in the security context of CouchDB's admin interface.

Solution

Upgrade to CouchDB 0.11.2 or later.