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memcached < 1.5.17 DoS Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

memcached is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

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

Affected Software

Affected Software

Memcached version prior to 1.5.17.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 1.5.17 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)