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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1255

The process_stat function in (1) Memcached before 1.2.8 and (2) MemcacheDB 1.2.0 discloses (a) the contents of /proc/self/maps in response to a stats maps command and (b) memory-allocation statistics in response to a stats malloc command, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information such as the locations of memory regions, and defeat ASLR protection, by sending a command to the daemon's TCP port.
Publish Date : 2009-04-30 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1255 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1255

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Memcachedb Memcached 0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Memcachedb Memcached 0.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Memcachedb Memcached 0.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Memcachedb Memcached 0.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Memcachedb Memcached 0.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Memcachedb Memcached 0.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Memcachedb Memcached 1.0.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Memcachedb Memcached 1.0.1 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Memcachedb Memcached 1.0.2 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Memcachedb Memcached 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Memcachedb Memcached 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Memcachedb Memcached 1.1.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Memcachedb Memcached 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Memcachedb Memcached 1.2.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Memcachedb Memcached 1.2.1 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Memcachedb Memcached 15

- References For CVE-2009-1255
VUPEN ADV-2009-1196
VUPEN ADV-2009-1197
XF memcachedb-procselfmaps-info-disclosure(50221)
SECTRACK 1022140
FULLDISC 20090428 Positron Security Advisory #2009-001: Memcached and MemcacheDB ASLR Bypass Weakness CONFIRM
BID 34756 Memcached and MemcacheDB ASLR Information Disclosure Weakness Release Date:2009-12-14
BUGTRAQ 20090428 Positron Security Advisory #2009-001: Memcached and MemcacheDB ASLR Bypass Weakness

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1255

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