GLSA-201412-34 : NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-34
(NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NTP. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition,
and obtain sensitive information that could assist in other attacks.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201412-34

Solution :

All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80239 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71757
71758
71761
71762

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9293
CVE-2014-9294
CVE-2014-9295
CVE-2014-9296

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