AIX NTP v4 Advisory : ntp_advisory5.asc (IV81129) (IV81130)

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Synopsis :

The remote AIX host has a version of NTP installed that is affected
by a data integrity vulnerability.

Description :

The remote AIX host has a version of Network Time Protocol (NTP)
installed that has a vulnerability when ntp is started with the -g
option. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could send crafted data to
ntp which would enable the time to be changed, enabling further
attacks.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ntp_advisory5.asc

Solution :

A fix is available and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102323 ()

Bugtraq ID: 77312

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5300

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