GLSA-201812-06 : CouchDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 119702

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201812-06 (CouchDB: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in CouchDB. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or escalate privileges.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

Gentoo has discontinued support for CouchDB and recommends that users unmerge the package:
# emerge --unmerge 'dev-db/couchdb'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201812-06

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119702

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201812-06.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/12/17

Updated: 2018/12/17

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:gentoo:linux:couchdb, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11769, CVE-2018-8007

GLSA: 201812-06