Upstream information

CVE-2013-7291 at MITRE


memcached before 1.4.17, when running in verbose mode, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a request that triggers an "unbounded key print" during logging, related to an issue that was "quickly grepped out of the source tree," a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-0179 and CVE-2013-7290.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 1.8
Vector AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 858676 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • memcached >= 1.4.39-3.3.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • memcached >= 1.4.39-4.6.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP1
  • memcached >= 1.5.6-2.10
  • memcached-devel >= 1.5.6-2.10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • memcached >= 1.4.33-3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5
  • memcached-devel >= 1.4.39-4.6.1
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6
  • memcached >= 1.4.39-3.3.1
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • memcached >= 1.4.39-3.3.2
openSUSE 13.1
  • memcached >= 1.4.20-6.4.1
  • memcached-debuginfo >= 1.4.20-6.4.1
  • memcached-debugsource >= 1.4.20-6.4.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • memcached >= 1.4.33-1.1
  • memcached-devel >= 1.4.33-1.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA memcached

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Openstack Cloud 6 memcached Released
SUSE Openstack Cloud 7 memcached Released
SUSE Storage 4 memcached Released