CVE-2023-46853

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Oct 27, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 193

Summary

CVE-2023-46853 is a cyber vulnerability that affects Memcached versions prior to 1.6.22. The vulnerability is caused by an off-by-one error in processing proxy requests in proxy mode, specifically when "\n" is used instead of "\r\n". This vulnerability has a base severity rating of CRITICAL with a CVSS score of 9.8 out of 10. It does not require any privileges and does not require user interaction. The attack vector is through the network, and it has high impact on both integrity and confidentiality. The potential danger this vulnerability poses to organizations is significant, as it can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code or cause denial-of-service attacks. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their Memcached software to version 1.6.22 or newer.

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