Security update for couchdb

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0392-1
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2018-11769 ( SUSE ): 8.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2018-11769 ( NVD ): 7.2 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for couchdb fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2018-11769: Fixed a remote code execution vulnerability by removing the _config route from default.ini (bsc#1104204)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2019-392=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 (x86_64)
    • couchdb-debugsource-1.7.2-3.6.1
    • couchdb-debuginfo-1.7.2-3.6.1
    • couchdb-1.7.2-3.6.1