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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-701-1, DSA-3704-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs842812

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
memcached (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.4.33-1+deb9u1fixed
buster1.5.6-1.1fixed
bullseye1.6.9+dfsg-1fixed
bookworm, sid1.6.10+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
memcachedsourcewheezy1.4.13-0.2+deb7u2DLA-701-1
memcachedsourcejessie1.4.21-1.1+deb8u1DSA-3704-1
memcachedsource(unstable)1.4.33-1842812

Notes

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

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