Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : memcached (MDVSA-2009:202)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in memcached :

Multiple integer overflows in memcached 1.1.12 and 1.2.2 allow remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving length
attributes that trigger heap-based buffer overflows (CVE-2009-2415).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability. Additionally
memcached-1.2.x has been upgraded to 1.2.8 for 2009.0/2009.1 and MES 5
that contains a number of upstream fixes, the repcached patch has been
upgraded to 2.2 as well.

Solution :

Update the affected memcached package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40596 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-202.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35989

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2415

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