Debian DLA-1252-1 : couchdb security update

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 106208

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2017-12635 Prevent non-admin users to give themselves admin privileges.

CVE-2017-12636 Blacklist some configuration options to prevent execution of arbitrary shell commands as the CouchDB user

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.0-5+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your couchdb packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected couchdb package.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00026.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/couchdb

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106208

File Name: debian_DLA-1252.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/22

Updated: 2018/07/13

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

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:debian:debian_linux:couchdb, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/21

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Metasploit (Apache CouchDB Arbitrary Command Execution)

Reference Information

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