Scientific Linux Security Update : memcached on SL6.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 95293
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- Two integer overflow flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, were found in the memcached binary protocol.
An attacker could create a specially crafted message that would cause the memcached server to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-8704, CVE-2016-8705)
SolutionUpdate the affected memcached, memcached-debuginfo and / or memcached-devel packages.