SUSE-SU-2018:0955-1: moderate: Security update for memcached

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Mon Apr 16 13:09:35 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for memcached

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:0955-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1077718 #1083903 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-1000115
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.


   This update for memcached fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2018-1000115: Insufficient Control of Network Message Volume
     (Network Amplification, CWE-406) vulnerability in the UDP support of the
     memcached server could result in denial of service via network flood
     (traffic amplification of 1:50,000 has been reported by reliable
     sources). (bsc#1083903)

   - Home directory shouldn't be world readable bsc#1077718

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-647=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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