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Alpine Linux: CVE-2011-4971: CVE-2011-4971 memcached crash

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2011-4971: CVE-2011-4971 memcached crash

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/12/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
03/26/2018

Description

Multiple integer signedness errors in the (1) process_bin_sasl_auth, (2) process_bin_complete_sasl_auth, (3) process_bin_update, and (4) process_bin_append_prepend functions in Memcached 1.4.5 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large body length value in a packet.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-memcached

References

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-memcached

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