Memcached 1.2.8 process_stat information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Memcached 1.2.8. Affected is the function process_stat. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

The process_stat function in Memcached 1.2.8 discloses memory-allocation statistics in response to a stats malloc command, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information by sending this command to the daemon s TCP port.

The weakness was published 04/30/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at groups.google.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-1494. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 38683 (Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : memcached (MDVSA-2009:105)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Mandriva Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (50444), Vulnerability Center (SBV-23245) and Tenable (38683). Similar entry is available at 47987.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 38683
Nessus Name: Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : memcached (MDVSA-2009:105)
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OpenVAS ID: 800715
OpenVAS Name: Memcached Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
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03/17/2015 +2037 days 🔍
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Advisory: groups.google.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2009-1494 (🔍)
X-Force: 50444
Vulnerability Center: 23245 - Memcached 1.2.8 process_stat Function Memory Allocation Statistics Disclosure, Medium

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Created: 03/17/2015 11:38 PM
Updated: 08/11/2021 07:54 AM
Changes: 03/17/2015 11:38 PM (54), 02/13/2017 10:16 AM (6), 08/11/2021 07:48 AM (3), 08/11/2021 07:54 AM (1)
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