DescriptionIn memcached before 1.5.14, a NULL pointer dereference was found in the "lru mode" and "lru temp_ttl" commands. This causes a denial of service when parsing crafted lru command messages in process_lru_command in memcached.c.
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)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs928205

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
memcached (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.4.33-1+deb9u1fixed
bullseye, sid1.6.9+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
memcachedsourcejessie(not affected)
memcachedsourcestretch(not affected)


[stretch] - memcached <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[jessie] - memcached <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)

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