Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : couchdb (MDVSA-2013:067)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66081

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated couchdb packages fix security vulnerabilities :

A security flaw was found in the way Apache CouchDB, a distributed,fault- tolerant and schema-free document-oriented database accessible via a RESTful HTTP/JSON API, processed certain JSON callback. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted JSON callback that, when processed could lead to arbitrary JSON code execution via Adobe Flash (CVE-2012-5649).

A DOM based cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way browser- based test suite of Apache CouchDB, a distributed, fault-tolerant and schema-free document-oriented database accessible via a RESTful HTTP/JSON API, processed certain query parameters. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted web page that, when accessed could lead to arbitrary web script or HTML execution in the context of a CouchDB user session (CVE-2012-5650).

Solution

Update the affected couchdb and / or couchdb-bin packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66081

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-067.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Updated: 2018/07/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:couchdb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:couchdb-bin, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5649, CVE-2012-5650

BID: 57314, 57321

MDVSA: 2013:067

MGASA: 2013-0040