CVE-2015-7703

MEDIUM

Description

The "pidfile" or "driftfile" directives in NTP ntpd 4.2.x before 4.2.8p4, and 4.3.x before 4.3.77, when ntpd is configured to allow remote configuration, allows remote attackers with an IP address that is allowed to send configuration requests, and with knowledge of the remote configuration password to write to arbitrary files via the :config command.

References

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

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

http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/NtpBug2902

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

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77278

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033951

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1254547

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-15

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171004-0001/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-07-24

Updated: 2018-05-18

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.2

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: HIGH