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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-1255

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/30/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The process_stat function in (1) Memcached before 1.2.8 and (2) MemcacheDB 1.2.0 discloses (a) the contents of /proc/self/maps in response to a stats maps command and (b) memory-allocation statistics in response to a stats malloc command, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information such as the locations of memory regions, and defeat ASLR protection, by sending a command to the daemon's TCP port.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-memcached

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