Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : memcached (MDVSA-2013:280)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was found and corrected in memcached :

Memcached is vulnerable to a denial of service as it can be made to
crash when it receives a specially crafted packet over the network
(CVE-2011-4971).

The updated packages for Enterprise Server 5 has beed patched to
resolve this flaw.

The updated packages for Business Server 1 has been upgraded to the
1.4.15 version and patched to resolve this flaw.

See also :

https://code.google.com/p/memcached/issues/detail?id=192#c19

Solution :

Update the affected memcached and / or memcached-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71075 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59567

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4971

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