Upstream information

CVE-2011-4971 at MITRE


Multiple integer signedness errors in the (1) process_bin_sasl_auth, (2) process_bin_complete_sasl_auth, (3) process_bin_update, and (4) process_bin_append_prepend functions in Memcached 1.4.5 and earlier allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large body length value in a packet.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 817781 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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 Module for Server Applications 15
  • memcached >= 1.5.6-2.10
  • memcached-devel >= 1.5.6-2.10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 GA memcached
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • memcached >= 1.4.33-3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA memcached
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

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Cloud 11.3 memcached Ignore
SUSE Cloud 2.0 memcached Ignore
SUSE Cloud 3 memcached Affected
SUSE Cloud 4 memcached Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 memcached Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 memcached Ignore
SUSE Openstack Cloud 6 memcached Released
SUSE Openstack Cloud 7 memcached Released
SUSE Storage 4 memcached Released