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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109084

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-647=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1077718

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1083903

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000115/

http://www.nessus.org/u?f9b459d7

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109084

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

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/17

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000115