Debian DLA-3557-1 : memcached - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 181125


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


The remote Debian 10 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3557 advisory.

- memcached 1.6.7 allows a Denial of Service via multi-packet uploads in UDP. (CVE-2022-48571)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade the memcached packages.

For Debian 10 Buster, this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.6-1.1+deb10u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 181125

File Name: debian_DLA-3557.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/7/2023

Updated: 12/5/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-48571


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:memcached, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/7/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/22/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-48571