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Memcached < 1.4.17 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is running Memcached and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error in handling of a specially crafted packet, that results to the Memcached segfault and essentially die.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Memcached version 1.4.15 and prior.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Memcached version 1.4.17 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)