Executive Summary

Title CouchDB: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-201812-06 First vendor Publication 2018-12-15
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2018-12-15
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 8 Authentication Requires single instance
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in CouchDB, the worst of which could lead to the remote execution of code.


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


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


A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or escalate privileges.


There is no known workaround at this time.


Gentoo has discontinued support for CouchDB and recommends that users unmerge the package:
# emerge --unmerge "dev-db/couchdb"


[ 1 ] CVE-2018-11769 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-11769
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-8007 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8007


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201812-06.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 56

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2019-09-26 Apache CouchDB _config command injection attempt
RuleID : 51287 - Revision : 1 - Type : SERVER-WEBAPP

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2018-12-17 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201812-06.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-22 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_9b19b6dfa4be11e893660028f8d09152.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-17 Name : The remote database server is potentially affected by a privilege escalation ...
File : couchdb_2_2_0.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-12 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_1e54d140849311e8a7950028f8d09152.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2018-12-15 21:19:03
  • First insertion