DescriptionMemcached 1.6.x before 1.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a crafted binary protocol header to try_read_command_binary in memcached.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs954808

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
memcached (PTS)buster1.5.6-1.1fixed
bookworm, sid1.6.17-1fixed

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

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


[buster] - memcached <not-affected> (Introduced in 1.6)
[stretch] - memcached <not-affected> (Introduced in 1.6)
[jessie] - memcached <not-affected> (Introduced in 1.6)

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