GLSA-201702-16 : Redis: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 97259


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-16 (Redis: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Redis. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, able to connect to a Redis instance, could issue malicious commands possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Redis 3.0.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/redis-3.0.7' All Redis 3.2.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/redis-3.2.5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 97259

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201702-16.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/21

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


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:gentoo:linux:redis, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4335, CVE-2015-8080, CVE-2016-8339

GLSA: 201702-16