The Vigil@nce team watches public vulnerabilities impacting your computers, and then offers security solutions, a vigilance database and tools to fix them.

Vulnerability of memcached: out-of-bounds memory reading via conn_to_str

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via conn_to_str() of memcached, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted systems: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 09/09/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2019-15026, DLA-1913-1, FEDORA-2019-15d61c1f7f, FEDORA-2019-68333329e0, openSUSE-SU-2020:0721-1, USN-4125-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30269.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via conn_to_str() of memcached, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

This weakness announce impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

memcached: version 1.5.17.
The version 1.5.17 is fixed:
  https://github.com/memcached/memcached/releases

memcached: patch for conn_to_str.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 8: new memcached packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: memcached 1.4.21-1.1+deb8u3

Fedora: new memcached packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 29: memcached 1.5.14-2.fc29
  Fedora 30: memcached 1.5.14-2.fc30

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new memcached packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: memcached 1.5.6-lp151.4.3.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of October 2019 v2.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Ubuntu: new memcached packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.04: memcached 1.5.10-0ubuntu1.19.04.2
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: memcached 1.5.6-0ubuntu1.2
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: memcached 1.4.25-2ubuntu1.5
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

Computer vulnerabilities tracking service 

Vigil@nce provides a systems vulnerabilities announce. Each administrator can customize the list of products for which he wants to receive vulnerability alerts.