openSUSE Security Update : memcached (memcached-1165)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40546


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of memcached fixes a signedness problem which may lead to a buffer too small to hold all data received from the network, this may allow arbitrary remote code execution. (CVE-2009-2415) Additionally an information leak was fixed (CVE-2009-1494, CVE-2009-1255 )


Update the affected memcached package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40546

File Name: suse_11_1_memcached-090806.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/11

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:memcached, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1255, CVE-2009-1494, CVE-2009-2415

CWE: 189, 200