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Amazon Linux AMI: ALAS-2018-964: Security patch for memcached

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Amazon Linux AMI: ALAS-2018-964: Security patch for memcached

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/07/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/09/2018
Modified
03/09/2018

Description

It was discovered that the memcached daemon listened on UDP port 11211 by default. An attacker could use memcached for UDP amplification denial-of-service attacks. The UDP port has been disabled by default, but can still be enabled.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-memcached

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-memcached

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