SUSE SLES12 Security Update : memcached (SUSE-SU-2018:0955-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109084


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for memcached fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-1000115: Insufficient Control of Network
Message Volume (Network Amplification, CWE-406)
vulnerability in the UDP support of the memcached server
could result in denial of service via network flood
(traffic amplification of 1:50,000 has been reported by
reliable sources). (bsc#1083903)

- Home directory shouldn't be world readable bsc#1077718

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended
installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109084

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0955-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/17

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:memcached, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:memcached-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:memcached-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000115