[ GLSA 201711-16 ] CouchDB: Multiple vulnerabilities

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=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0Title: CouchDB: Multiple vulnerabilities
=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0Date: November 19, 2017
=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0=C2=A0Bugs: #637516
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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in CouchDB, the worst of which
could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary shell commands.

Background
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Apache CouchDB is a distributed, fault-tolerant and schema-free
document-oriented database.

Affected packages
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Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in CouchDB. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could execute arbitrary shell commands or escalate
privileges.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All CouchDB users should upgrade to the latest version:

=C2=A0 # emerge –sync
=C2=A0 # emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=3Ddev-db/couchdb-1.7.1″

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-12635
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[ 2 ] CVE-2017-12636
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CVE-2017-12636

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

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Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
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