FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- ntpd mode 7 denial of service (48103b0a-ca3f-11df-aade-0050568f000c)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

If ntpd receives a mode 7 (MODE_PRIVATE) request or error response
from a source address not listed in either a 'restrict ... noquery' or
a 'restrict ... ignore' section it will log the even and send a mode 7
error response.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?76832178

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50331 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37255

CVE ID:

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