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CVE-2018-11769 Detail

Current Description

CouchDB 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/08/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): High
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105046 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/1052ad7a1b32b9756df4f7860f5cb5a96b739f444117325a19a4bf75@%3Cdev.couchdb.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:couchdb:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (excluding) 2.2.0

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-11769
NVD Published Date:
08/08/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018