CVE-2017-12636 Detail

Current 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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/6c405bf3f8358e6314076be9f48c89a2e0ddf00539906291ebdf0c67@%3Cdev.couchdb.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00026.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-16 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbmu03935en_us
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44913/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45019/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-78 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12636
NVD Published Date:
11/14/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/13/2019
Source:
MITRE