memcached SASL Authentication Security Bypass
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72217
SynopsisThe remote object store has an authentication bypass vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of memcached on the remote host has an authentication bypass vulnerability. This flaw is related to the management of the SASL authentication state. With a series of specially crafted requests, a remote attacker can authenticate with invalid SASL credentials. Successful exploitation allows the attacker to perform unauthorized actions, which may aid in launching further attacks.
SolutionUpgrade to memcached 1.4.17 or later.