Multiple Linux Distributions CouchDB 'LD_LIBRARY_PATH' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Multiple Linux distributions are prone to a remote code-execution vulnerability that affects Apache CouchDB installations.

An attacker could exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting victim to run an application in a directory containing a malicious library file with a specific name. A successful exploit will allow arbitrary code to run within the privileges of the currently logged-in user.

Reportedly the issue affects Debian, Ubuntu and Red Hat Fedora distributions.


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