CVE-2009-1255 Detail

Current Description

The process_stat function in (1) Memcached before 1.2.8 and (2) MemcacheDB 1.2.0 discloses (a) the contents of /proc/self/maps in response to a stats maps command and (b) memory-allocation statistics in response to a stats malloc command, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information such as the locations of memory regions, and defeat ASLR protection, by sending a command to the daemon's TCP port.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-04/0282.html
http://code.google.com/p/memcachedb/source/browse/trunk/ChangeLog?spec=svn98&r=98
http://code.google.com/p/memcachedb/source/detail?r=98
http://code.google.com/p/memcachedb/source/diff?spec=svn98&r=98&format=side&path=/trunk/memcachedb.c Exploit  Patch 
http://groups.google.com/group/memcached/browse_thread/thread/ff96a9b88fb5d40e
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:105
http://www.positronsecurity.com/advisories/2009-001.html Exploit 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/503064/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34756
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022140
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1196 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1197 Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50221
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg00851.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01256.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1255
NVD Published Date:
04/30/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018
Source:
MITRE