Intrusion Prevention

Apache.CouchDB.JSON.Privilege.Escalation

Description

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.

Affected Products

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