CVE-2015-7979

HIGH
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Description

NTP before 4.2.8p6 and 4.3.x before 4.3.90 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (client-server association tear down) by sending broadcast packets with invalid authentication to a broadcast client.

References

https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/718152

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

https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa113

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1141

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3096-1

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034782

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81816

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3629

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160127-ntpd

http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice#April_2016_NTP_4_2_8p7_Security

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1552.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-05/msg00114.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00042.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00026.html

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

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00038.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00020.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00060.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00059.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/176434.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177507.html

https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03750en_us

https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03766en_us

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171031-0001/

https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:09.ntp.asc

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-01-30

Updated: 2021-04-15

Type: CWE-19

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:3.0/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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.58:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.59:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.65:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.66:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.73:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.74:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.80:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.81:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.88:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.89:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.62:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.69:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.70:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.77:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.78:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.84:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.85:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.49:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.56:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.57:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.63:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.64:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.71:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.72:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.79:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.86:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.87:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.67:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.68:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.75:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.76:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.82:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:4.3.83:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:ntp:ntp:*:p5:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.2.8 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (40 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
125009EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : ntp (EulerOS-SA-2019-1556)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
106499pfSense < 2.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (SA-16_01 - SA-16_02)NessusFirewalls
critical
104204OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ntp (OVMSA-2017-0165)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
99822EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : ntp (EulerOS-SA-2016-1060)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
96053F5 Networks BIG-IP : NTP vulnerability (K05046514)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
high
95961F5 Networks BIG-IP : NTP vulnerability (K11251130)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
high
95850Scientific Linux Security Update : ntp on SL7.x x86_64 (20161103)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
95330CentOS 7 : ntp (CESA-2016:2583)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
94705Oracle Linux 7 : ntp (ELSA-2016-2583)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
94546RHEL 7 : ntp (RHSA-2016:2583)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
93896Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : ntp vulnerabilities (USN-3096-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
93186SUSE SLES10 Security Update : ntp (SUSE-SU-2016:1912-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
92718RHEL 6 : ntp (RHSA-2016:1552)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
92571Debian DSA-3629-1 : ntp - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
92546Debian DLA-559-1 : ntp security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
92485GLSA-201607-15 : NTP: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
92357AIX NTP v4 Advisory : ntp_advisory6.asc (IV83983) (IV83992)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
high
92356AIX NTP v3 Advisory : ntp_advisory6.asc (IV83984) (IV83993) (IV83994) (IV83995) (IV84269)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
high
91644Scientific Linux Security Update : ntp on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20160531)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
91520AIX 5.3 TL 12 : ntp (IV84269) (deprecated)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
high
91519AIX 7.2 TL 0 : ntp (IV83995) (deprecated)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
high
91518AIX 7.1 TL 4 : ntp (IV83994) (deprecated)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
high
91517AIX 7.1 TL 3 : ntp (IV83993) (deprecated)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
high
91516AIX 6.1 TL 9 : ntp (IV83984) (deprecated)NessusAIX Local Security Checks
high
91420RHEL 6 / 7 : ntp (RHSA-2016:1141)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
91419OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ntp (OVMSA-2016-0082)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
91418Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : ntp (ELSA-2016-1141)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
91403openSUSE Security Update : ntp (openSUSE-2016-649)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
91394CentOS 6 / 7 : ntp (CESA-2016:1141)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
91248SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ntp (SUSE-SU-2016:1311-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
91111openSUSE Security Update : ntp (openSUSE-2016-578)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
90991SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ntp (SUSE-SU-2016:1247-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
90821SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ntp (SUSE-SU-2016:1177-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
90820SUSE SLES11 Security Update : ntp (SUSE-SU-2016:1175-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
89577Fedora 23 : ntp-4.2.6p5-36.fc23 (2016-8bb1932088)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
89510Fedora 22 : ntp-4.2.6p5-36.fc22 (2016-34bc10a2c8)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
88912Slackware 13.0 / 13.1 / 13.37 / 14.0 / 14.1 / current : ntp (SSA:2016-054-04)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
high
88661Amazon Linux AMI : ntp (ALAS-2016-649)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
88068FreeBSD : ntp -- multiple vulnerabilities (5237f5d7-c020-11e5-b397-d050996490d0)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
88054Network Time Protocol Daemon (ntpd) 3.x / 4.x < 4.2.8p6 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMisc.
medium