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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-7291: memcached: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-7291: memcached: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/13/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
03/26/2018

Description

memcached before 1.4.17, when running in verbose mode, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a request that triggers an "unbounded key print" during logging, related to an issue that was "quickly grepped out of the source tree," a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-0179 and CVE-2013-7290.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-memcached

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