Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Stefan Bucur discovered that Memcached incorrectly handled certain
large body lengths. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
Memcached to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4971)
Jeremy Sowden discovered that Memcached incorrectly handled logging
certain details when the -vv option was used. An attacker could use
this issue to cause Memcached to crash, resulting in a denial of
It was discovered that Memcached incorrectly handled SASL
authentication. A remote attacker could use this issue to bypass SASL
authentication completely. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10,
Ubuntu 13.04 and Ubuntu 13.10. (CVE-2013-7239).
Update the affected memcached package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 71938 ()
Bugtraq ID: 595676455964978
CVE ID: CVE-2011-4971CVE-2013-0179CVE-2013-7239
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