Fedora 27 : couchdb / erlang-jiffy (2017-a20d92573b)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 105943


The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.


- CouchDB ver. 1.7.1

- Fixed CVE-2017-12635

- Fixed CVE-2017-12636

- Switched to eunit for testing

- Erlang 20 compatible

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Update the affected couchdb and / or erlang-jiffy packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105943

File Name: fedora_2017-a20d92573b.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/15

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:couchdb, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:erlang-jiffy, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/14

Exploitable With


Metasploit (Apache CouchDB Arbitrary Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12635, CVE-2017-12636