EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : memcached (EulerOS-SA-2018-1177)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110841
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the memcached package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- memcached version prior to 1.4.37 contains an Integer Overflow vulnerability in items.c:item_free() that can result in data corruption and deadlocks due to items existing in hash table being reused from free list.
This attack appear to be exploitable via network connectivity to the memcached service. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.4.37 and later.(CVE-2018-1000127)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected memcached package.