Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : couchdb (MDVSA-2014:093)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74071


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


Updated couchdb packages fix security vulnerability :

Apache CouchDB 1.5.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via the count parameter to /_uuids (CVE-2014-2668).


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74071

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-093.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/19

Modified: 2014/05/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2668

BID: 66474

MDVSA: 2014:093