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memcached "'stats maps" Information Disclosure Weakness

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Release Date:  2009-04-29    Views:  3,948

Secunia Advisory SA34915

Where:

From local network

Impact:

Exposure of system information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A weakness has been reported in memcached, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose system information.

The weakness is caused due to the application disclosing the content of "/proc/self/maps" if a "stats maps" command is received. This can be exploited to disclose e.g. the addresses of allocated memory regions.

The weakness is reported in version 1.2.7. Prior versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.2.8.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Positron Security

Original Advisory:
memcached:
http://groups.google.com/group/memcached/browse_thread/thread/ff96a9b88fb5d40e

Positron Security:
http://www.positronsecurity.com/advisories/2009-001.html

Deep Links:
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