openSUSE Security Update : couchdb (openSUSE-SU-2014:0526-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This couchdb update fixes one security issue :

- bnc#871111: Fixed remote denial of service via /_uuids
that allowed remote attackers to cause CPU and memory
consumption.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-04/msg00039.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871111

Solution :

Update the affected couchdb packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75326 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66474

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2668

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