CVE-2015-5219

high

Description

It was discovered that the sntp utility could become unresponsive due to being caught in an infinite loop when processing a crafted NTP packet.

References

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21989542

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21988706

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21986956

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21985122

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1024157

https://www.ibm.com/support/home/docdisplay?lndocid=migr-5099409

https://github.com/ntp-project/ntp/commit/5f295cd05c3c136d39f5b3e500a2d781bdbb59c8

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1255118

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2783-1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76473

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/25/3

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3388

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2583.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0780.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00153.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00048.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/166992.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/169167.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/170926.html

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ntp_advisory4.asc

http://bk1.ntp.org/ntp-dev/?PAGE=patch&REV=51786731Gr4-NOrTBC_a_uXO4wuGhg

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html

https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-497656.pdf

https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ics/advisories/icsa-21-103-11

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:2583

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:0780

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5219

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-07-21

Updated: 2023-02-02

Type: CWE-704

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH