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memcached 1.6.x < 1.6.2 DoS 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

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

memcached is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The remote DoS (segfault) flaw exists in the code used to parse the binary protocol header that was introduced in 1.6.0.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Memcached versions 1.6.x prior to 1.6.2.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 1.6.2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)