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CVE-2018-1000115 Detail

Current Description

Memcached version 1.5.5 contains an Insufficient Control of Network Message Volume (Network Amplification, CWE-406) vulnerability in the UDP support of the memcached server that can result in denial of service via network flood (traffic amplification of 1:50,000 has been reported by reliable sources). This attack appear to be exploitable via network connectivity to port 11211 UDP. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.5.6 due to the disabling of the UDP protocol by default.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/05/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1593
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1627
https://blogs.akamai.com/2018/03/memcached-fueled-13-tbps-attacks.html Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/memcached/memcached/commit/dbb7a8af90054bf4ef51f5814ef7ceb17d83d974 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/memcached/memcached/issues/348 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/memcached/memcached/wiki/ReleaseNotes156 Third Party Advisory
https://twitter.com/dormando/status/968579781729009664 Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3588-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4218
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44264/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44265/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.synology.com/support/security/Synology_SA_18_07 Third Party Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1000115
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/07/2018