[USN-3963-1] Memcached vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed May 1 13:43:05 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3963-1
May 01, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Memcached could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
- memcached: high-performance memory object caching system
It was discovered that Memcached incorrectly handled certain lru command
messages. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
Memcached to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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