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Memcached DDoS Attack Patch fix

Posted Under: Configuration, DDOS, Fix, Linux, Memcached, Security, Tutorials on Mar 8, 2018
Memcrashed (CVE-2018-1000115), a vulnerability of popular cache Memcached, which cause a massive DDOS attack of 1.7TBps can be fixed by simple configuration. Although a patch has been released. But if you do not want to reinstall you can make changes of a configuration file located in
/etc/sysconfig/memcached
Open the file and change the Options
PORT="11211"
USER="memcached"
MAXCONN="1024"
CACHESIZE="64"
OPTIONS="-l 127.0.0.1" # -l small character 'L'
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