openSUSE Security Update : memcached (openSUSE-SU-2014:0867-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

memcached was updated to version 1.4.20 to fix five security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- DoS when printing out keys to be deleted in verbose mode
(CVE-2013-0179)

- Remote DoS (crash) via a request that triggers
'unbounded key print' (CVE-2013-7291)

- Remote DoS (segmentation fault) via a request to delete
a key (CVE-2013-7290)

- SASL authentication allows wrong credentials to access
memcache (CVE-2013-7239)

- Remote DoS (CVE-2011-4971)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-07/msg00011.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798458
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=817781
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=857188
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=858676
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=858677

Solution :

Update the affected memcached packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76365 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4971
CVE-2013-0179
CVE-2013-7239
CVE-2013-7290
CVE-2013-7291

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