Vulnerability Details

memcached 1.6.x < 1.6.2 DoS Vulnerability

Published: 2020-03-24 09:30:42
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

memcached is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

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

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

Affected Versions:
Memcached versions 1.6.x prior to 1.6.2.

Update to version 1.6.2 or later.

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


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