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CVE-2016-8706 Detail

Current Description

An integer overflow in process_bin_sasl_auth function in Memcached, which is responsible for authentication commands of Memcached binary protocol, can be abused to cause heap overflow and lead to remote code execution.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2819.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3704
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94083
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037333
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0221/ Exploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-12

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE-190)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:memcached:memcached:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.4.31


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8706
NVD Published Date:
01/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2017