FreeBSD : memcached -- memcached stats maps Information Disclosure Weakness (86ada694-8b30-11de-b9d0-000c6e274733)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40660
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionSecunia reports :
A weakness has been reported in memcached, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose system information.
The weakness is caused due to the application disclosing the content of /proc/self/maps if a stats maps command is received. This can be exploited to disclose e.g. the addresses of allocated memory regions.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.