CVE-2016-8704

Published: 02 November 2016

An integer overflow in the process_bin_append_prepend function in Memcached, which is responsible for processing multiple commands of Memcached binary protocol, can be abused to cause heap overflow and lead to remote code execution.

Priority

High

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
memcached
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.4.33)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.4.25-2ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [1.4.14-0ubuntu9.1])
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/memcached/memcached/commit/bd578fc34b96abe0f8d99c1409814a09f51ee71c