DescriptionApache CouchDB 1.5.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via the count parameter to /_uuids.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs788962

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[wheezy] - couchdb <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - couchdb <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
High resource usage in CPU and memory while query is active. No crash for deamon in 1.4.0-3+b1 and 1.2.0-5 versions.;a=commitdiff_plain;h=0fb5aa9e67bd291ca2638dba961f4ddd3f6ccb3e;hp=198bea3479dfecac13ab1a3e95f902b8eba02f7d

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