FreeBSD : couchdb -- administrator privilege escalation (9b19b6df-a4be-11e8-9366-0028f8d09152)

high Nessus Plugin ID 112052


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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Apache CouchDB PMC reports :

Database Administrator could achieve privilege escalation to the account that CouchDB runs under, by abusing insufficient validation in the HTTP API, escaping security controls implemented in previous releases.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112052

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9b19b6dfa4be11e893660028f8d09152.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 8/22/2018

Updated: 11/10/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:couchdb, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 8/8/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11769