CVE-2016-8706

NameCVE-2016-8706
DescriptionAn integer overflow in process_bin_sasl_auth function in Memcached, which is responsible for authentication 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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs842814

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, jessie (security)1.4.21-1.1+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)1.4.33-1medium842814
memcachedsourcejessie1.4.21-1.1+deb8u1mediumDSA-3704-1
memcachedsourcewheezy1.4.13-0.2+deb7u2mediumDLA-701-1

Notes

http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0221/
upstream fix https://github.com/memcached/memcached/commit/bd578fc34b96abe0f8d99c1409814a09f51ee71c

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