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From: "Christopher Díaz Riveros" <chrisadr@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201711-16 ] CouchDB: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:53:13
Message-Id: 1511124728.29347.55.camel@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201711-16
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: CouchDB: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: November 19, 2017
     Bugs: #637516
       ID: 201711-16

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in CouchDB, the worst of which
could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary shell commands.

Background
==========

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

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  dev-db/couchdb               < 1.7.1                    >= 1.7.1 

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

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:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-db/couchdb-1.7.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-12635
      https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12635
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-12636
      https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12636

Availability
============

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-16

Concerns?
=========

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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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