openSUSE 10 Security Update : memcached (memcached-6397)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 42022


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.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 42022

File Name: suse_memcached-6397.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/06

Modified: 2016/12/22

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:10.3

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