16.5. CVE-2012-5649: JSONP arbitrary code execution with Adobe Flash

Date:14.01.2013
Affected:Releases up to and including 1.0.3, 1.1.1, and 1.2.0 are vulnerable, if administrators have enabled JSONP.
Severity:Moderate
Vendor:The Apache Software Foundation

16.5.1. Description

A hand-crafted JSONP callback and response can be used to run arbitrary code inside client-side browsers via Adobe Flash.

16.5.2. Mitigation

Upgrade to a supported CouchDB release that includes this fix, such as:

All listed releases have included a specific fix.

16.5.3. Work-Around

Disable JSONP or don’t enable it since it’s disabled by default.

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