Threat Encyclopedia

Apache.CouchDB.JSON.Privilege.Escalation

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Elevation of Privilege vulnerability in Apache CouchDB.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted HTTP request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to elevate their privileges, via a crafted HTTP request.

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Apache Software Foundation CouchDB prior to 2.1.1
Apache Software Foundation CouchDB prior to 1.7

Impact

Privilege Escalation: Remote attackers can leverage their privileges on vulnerable systems.

CVE References

CVE-2017-12635