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Debian: CVE-2017-9951: memcached -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-9951: memcached -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/17/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/07/2018
Modified
02/24/2020

Description

The try_read_command function in memcached.c in memcached before 1.4.39 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a request to add/set a key, which makes a comparison between signed and unsigned int and triggers a heap-based buffer over-read. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8705.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-memcached

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