FreeBSD : couchdb -- administrator privilege escalation (1999a215-fc6b-11e8-8a95-ac1f6b67e138)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119821


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


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 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119821

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1999a215fc6b11e88a95ac1f6b67e138.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/12/21

Updated: 2019/02/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

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, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:couchdb2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17188