Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : memcached vulnerabilities (USN-3588-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107148
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionDaniel Shapira discovered an integer overflow issue in Memcached. A
remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (daemon
It was discovered that Memcached listened to UDP by default. A remote
attacker could use this as part of a distributed denial of service
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SolutionUpdate the affected memcached package.