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CVE-2013-7291 Detail

Description

memcached before 1.4.17, when running in verbose mode, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a request that triggers an "unbounded key print" during logging, related to an issue that was "quickly grepped out of the source tree," a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-0179 and CVE-2013-7290.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/13/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-7291
Original release date:
01/13/2014
Last revised:
01/14/2014
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
1.8 LOW
Vector:
(AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.2
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Local network exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://code.google.com/p/memcached/issues/detail?id=306 Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://code.google.com/p/memcached/issues/detail?id=306
https://code.google.com/p/memcached/wiki/ReleaseNotes1417 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://code.google.com/p/memcached/wiki/ReleaseNotes1417

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