openSUSE-SU-2018:0855-1: important: Security update for memcached

\n\n openSUSE Security Update: Security update for memcached

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:0855-1
Rating: important
References: #1056865
Cross-References: CVE-2017-9951
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for memcached fixes the following issues:

– CVE-2017-9951: Fixed heap-based buffer over-read in try_read_command
function which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service
attack (bsc#1056865).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE 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:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-327=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):



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