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PostPosted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201711-16 ] CouchDB Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: CouchDB: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201711-16)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-11-19
Bug(s): #637516
ID: 201711-16

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in CouchDB, the worst of
which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary shell commands.


Background

Apache CouchDB is a distributed, fault-tolerant and schema-free
document-oriented database.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-db/couchdb
Vulnerable: < 1.7.1
Unaffected: >= 1.7.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary shell commands or escalate
privileges.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All CouchDB users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/couchdb-1.7.1"
   


References


CVE-2017-12635


CVE-2017-12636
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