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Redis Heap Overflow Vulnerability (Oct 2020)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Databases

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

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Redis is prone to a heap overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A heap overflow issue was found in Redis when using a heap allocator other than jemalloc or glibc's malloc, leading to potential out of bound write or process crash. Effectively this flaw does not affect the vast majority of users, who use jemalloc or glibc malloc.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Redis versions 5.0.9 and prior and 6.x prior to 6.0.9.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 5.0.10, 6.0.9 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)