DescriptionCouchDB administrative users before 2.2.0 can configure the database server via HTTP(S). Due to insufficient validation of administrator-supplied configuration settings via the HTTP API, it is possible for a CouchDB administrator user to escalate their privileges to that of the operating system's user under which CouchDB runs, by bypassing the blacklist of configuration settings that are not allowed to be modified via the HTTP API. This privilege escalation effectively allows a CouchDB admin user to gain arbitrary remote code execution, bypassing CVE-2017-12636 and CVE-2018-8007.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SU-2019:0392-1, published Thu Feb 14 10:17:32 MST 2019
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8|| ||Patchnames: |
Status of this issue by product and package
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|Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.|
|SUSE Enterprise Storage 4||couchdb||Affected|
|SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7||couchdb||Unsupported|
|SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8||couchdb||Released|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Wed Aug 8 16:29:37 2018
CVE page last modified: Mon Jan 16 18:59:42 2023