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.
Published 2017-11-14 20:29:00
Updated 2019-05-13 19:29:01
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Threat overview for CVE-2017-12636

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2017-12636
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2017-12636 9
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-12636

3.13%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 91 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2017-12636

  • Apache CouchDB Arbitrary Command Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2016-04-06
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    exploit/linux/http/apache_couchdb_cmd_exec
    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

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-12636

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
NIST
7.2
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-12636

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