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Debian: DSA-3704-1: memcached security update

Date 03 Nov 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos discovered several integer overflow vulnerabilities in memcached, a high-performance memory object caching system. A remote attacker can take advantage of these flaws to cause a denial of service (daemon crash), or potentially to execute arbitrary

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3704-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
November 03, 2016                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : memcached
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-8704 CVE-2016-8705 CVE-2016-8706
Debian Bug     : 842811 842812 842814

Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos discovered several integer overflow
vulnerabilities in memcached, a high-performance memory object caching
system. A remote attacker can take advantage of these flaws to cause a
denial of service (daemon crash), or potentially to execute arbitrary
code.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.4.21-1.1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your memcached packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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