CVE-2011-4971

NameCVE-2011-4971
DescriptionMultiple integer signedness errors in the (1) process_bin_sasl_auth, (2) process_bin_complete_sasl_auth, (3) process_bin_update, and (4) process_bin_append_prepend functions in Memcached 1.4.5 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large body length value in a packet.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2832-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs706426
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
memcached (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze1.4.5-1+deb6u1fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)1.4.13-0.2+deb7u1fixed
jessie, sid1.4.21-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
memcachedsource(unstable)1.4.13-0.3medium706426
memcachedsourcesqueeze1.4.5-1+deb6u1mediumDSA-2832-1
memcachedsourcewheezy1.4.13-0.2+deb7u1mediumDSA-2832-1

Notes

https://github.com/memcached/memcached/commit/6695ccbc525c36d693aaa3e8337b36aa0c784424

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