openSUSE Security Update : memcached (openSUSE-2018-373)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109100


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected memcached packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109100

File Name: openSUSE-2018-373.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/18

Modified: 2018/09/04

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:opensuse:memcached, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:memcached-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:memcached-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:memcached-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000115