Made me look
First written in Perl then rewritten in C. Old school.
If you're running the caching service Memcached, and particularly if you're exposing it to the public internet for some reason, please make sure you've patched it. Tens of thousands of vulnerable systems haven't. Back in October, researchers at Cisco’s Talos security team found three major security vulnerabilities that would …
I'd wager most are on public clouds run by people who don't know what they are doing. Which i suspect makes up at least 70% of the public cloud customers out there.
At least with your own facilities even if you don't patch it's highly likely the systems are behind a firewall or at least a NAT device not being directly exposed to the interwebs.
Didn't even know memcache had authentication myself until this article. All the apps i have seen built with it over the past 10 years have not used that ability.
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