Ubuntu 16.04 ESM / 18.04 ESM / 20.04 LTS : Memcached vulnerability (USN-6382-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 181638

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 ESM / 18.04 ESM / 20.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-6382-1 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.

Solution

Update the affected memcached package.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6382-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 181638

File Name: ubuntu_USN-6382-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/19/2023

Updated: 12/5/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:esm, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:esm, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:memcached

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/19/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/22/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-48571

USN: 6382-1