Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
A stack-based buffer overflow was discovered in ntpq. If a user were
tricked into connecting to a malicious ntp server, a remote attacker
could cause a denial of service in ntpq, or possibly execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
Chris Ries discovered a stack-based overflow in ntp. If ntp was
configured to use autokey, a remote attacker could send a crafted
packet to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false