DescriptionThe process_stat function in Memcached 1.2.8 discloses memory-allocation statistics in response to a stats malloc command, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information by sending this command to the daemon's TCP port.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs526554

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
memcached (PTS)bullseye1.6.9+dfsg-1fixed
sid, trixie1.6.29-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
memcachedsourceetch(not affected)
memcachedsourcelenny(not affected)


[lenny] - memcached <not-affected> (Affected compile-time options not set)
[etch] - memcached <not-affected> (Affected compile-time options not set)

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