Vulnerability Details

memcached < 1.5.17 DoS Vulnerability

Published: 2019-09-03 07:14:37
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
memcached is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

Technical Details:
memcached 1.5.16 has a stack-based buffer over-read in conn_to_str in memcached.c when UNIX sockets are used.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Affected Versions:
Memcached version prior to 1.5.17.

Recommendations:
Update to version 1.5.17 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-15026

References:

https://github.com/memcached/memcached/wiki/ReleaseNotes1517
https://github.com/memcached/memcached/commit/554b56687a19300a75ec24184746b5512580c819

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Severity
Low
CVSS Score
2.1

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