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FreeBSD: VID-F4BF713F-6AC7-4B76-8980-47BF90C5419F (CVE-2016-8706): memcached -- multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/31/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An integer overflow in process_bin_sasl_auth function in Memcached, which is responsible for authentication commands of Memcached binary protocol, can be abused to cause heap overflow and lead to remote code execution.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-memcached

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