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memcached -- memcached stats maps Information Disclosure Weakness

Affected packages
memcached < 1.2.8


VuXML ID 86ada694-8b30-11de-b9d0-000c6e274733
Discovery 2009-04-29
Entry 2009-08-17

Secunia reports:

A weakness has been reported in memcached, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose system information.

The weakness is caused due to the application disclosing the content of /proc/self/maps if a stats maps command is received. This can be exploited to disclose e.g. the addresses of allocated memory regions.


CVE Name CVE-2009-1255