openSUSE Security Update : memcached (openSUSE-2016-1314)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94949


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for memcached fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2016-8704: Server append/prepend remote code execution (boo#1007871)

- CVE-2016-8705: Server update remote code execution (boo#1007870)

- CVE-2016-8706: Server ASL authentication remote code execution (boo#1007869)

In addition, memcached was updated to 1.4.33 to include all upstream improvements and bugfixes.


Update the affected memcached packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94949

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1314.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/18

Modified: 2017/01/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:memcached, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:memcached-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:memcached-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:memcached-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8704, CVE-2016-8705, CVE-2016-8706