Upstream information

CVE-2017-12636 at MITRE

Description

CouchDB administrative users can configure the database server via HTTP(S). Some of the configuration options include paths for operating system-level binaries that are subsequently launched by CouchDB. This allows an admin user in Apache CouchDB before 1.7.0 and 2.x before 2.1.1 to execute arbitrary shell commands as the CouchDB user, including downloading and executing scripts from the public internet.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9 6.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication Single Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete Partial
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 9.9
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1068386 [NEW], 1100973 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Openstack Cloud 6 couchdb Unsupported
SUSE Openstack Cloud 7 couchdb Affected
SUSE Storage 3 couchdb Unsupported
SUSE Storage 4 couchdb Affected