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

High Nessus Plugin ID 112052


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: 2018/08/22

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

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

CVSS v3.0

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: 2018/08/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11769