FreeBSD : memcached -- memcached stats maps Information Disclosure Weakness (86ada694-8b30-11de-b9d0-000c6e274733)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Secunia reports :

A weakness has been reported in memcached, which can be exploited by
malicious people to disclose system information.

The weakness is caused due to the application disclosing the content
of /proc/self/maps if a stats maps command is received. This can be
exploited to disclose e.g. the addresses of allocated memory regions.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bd1d5aa9

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40660 (freebsd_pkg_86ada6948b3011deb9d0000c6e274733.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1255

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