CVE-2016-8705

NameCVE-2016-8705
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in process_bin_update function in Memcached, which is responsible for processing multiple commands of Memcached binary protocol, can be abused to cause heap overflow and lead to remote code execution.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-701-1, DSA-3704-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs842812

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
memcached (PTS)wheezy1.4.13-0.2+deb7u1vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.4.13-0.2+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.4.21-1.1+deb8u1fixed
buster, stretch1.4.33-1fixed
sid1.5.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
memcachedsource(unstable)1.4.33-1high842812
memcachedsourcejessie1.4.21-1.1+deb8u1highDSA-3704-1
memcachedsourcewheezy1.4.13-0.2+deb7u2highDLA-701-1

Notes

http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0220/
upstream fix https://github.com/memcached/memcached/commit/bd578fc34b96abe0f8d99c1409814a09f51ee71c

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