CVE-2017-12636 log

Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Arbitrary command execution
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.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-495 couchdb 2.1.0-1 2.1.1-1 High Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Type
16 Nov 2017 ASA-201711-24 AVG-495 couchdb High multiple issues