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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-12636

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.
Publish Date : 2017-11-14 Last Update Date : 2019-05-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-12636

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Couchdb * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apache Couchdb 2.0.0 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apache Couchdb 2.0.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Apache Couchdb 2.0.0 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Apache Couchdb 2.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Apache Couchdb 2.0.0 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Couchdb 6

- References For CVE-2017-12636
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180121 [SECURITY] [DLA 1252-1] couchdb security update CONFIRM
EXPLOIT-DB 45019[email protected]
MLIST [dev] 20171114 Apache CouchDB CVE-2017-12635 and CVE-2017-12636
GENTOO GLSA-201711-16

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-12636

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