USN-3120-1: Memcached vulnerabilities
2 November 2016
Memcached could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- memcached - A high-performance memory object caching system
Aleksandar Nikolic discovered that Memcached incorrectly handled certain
malformed commands. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
Memcached to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.