Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : ntp vulnerability (USN-867-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Robin Park and Dmitri Vinokurov discovered a logic error in ntpd. A
remote attacker could send a crafted NTP mode 7 packet with a spoofed
IP address of an affected server and cause a denial of service via CPU
and disk resource consumption.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43087 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37255

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3563