Debian DLA-1252-1 : couchdb security update
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 106208
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionCVE-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.
SolutionUpgrade the affected couchdb package.