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CVE-2021-29478

Published: 04 May 2021

Redis is an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as a database, cache, and message broker. An integer overflow bug in Redis 6.2 before 6.2.3 could be exploited to corrupt the heap and potentially result with remote code execution. Redis 6.0 and earlier are not directly affected by this issue. The problem is fixed in version 6.2.3. An additional workaround to mitigate the problem without patching the `redis-server` executable is to prevent users from modifying the `set-max-intset-entries` configuration parameter. This can be done using ACL to restrict unprivileged users from using the `CONFIG SET` command.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
redis
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5:6.0.13-1)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(out of standard support)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage