GLSA-201402-28 : Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-28
(Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chrony. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition by
sending specially crafted packets.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201402-28.xml

Solution :

All Chrony users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/chrony-1.29'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72755 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61700
61703

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4502
CVE-2012-4503