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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201701-12">
  <title>memcached: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
  <synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in memcached which could
    lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">memcached</product>
  <announced>2017-01-02</announced>
  <revised>2017-01-02: 1</revised>
  <bug>598836</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="net-misc/memcached" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.4.33</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.4.33</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>memcached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching
      system
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities were discovered in memcached.
      Please review the CVE identifiers and Cisco TALOS reports referenced
      below for details.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>A remote attacker could abuse memcached’s binary protocol leading to
      the remote execution of arbitrary code.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>All memcached users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-misc/memcached-1.4.33"
    </code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8704">CVE-2016-8704</uri>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8705">CVE-2016-8705</uri>
    <uri link="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-8706">CVE-2016-8706</uri>
    <uri link="https://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0219/">
      TALOS-2016-0219
    </uri>
    <uri link="https://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0220/">
      TALOS-2016-0220
    </uri>
    <uri link="https://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0221/">
      TALOS-2016-0221
    </uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2017-01-02T07:31:20Z">b-man</metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2017-01-02T14:42:05Z">b-man</metadata>
</glsa>