GLSA-201402-28 : Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

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 :

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
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72755 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61700

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4502