Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : ntp (cve_2013_5211_input_validation)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- The monlist feature in ntp_request.c in ntpd in NTP
before 4.2.7p26 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (traffic amplification) via forged (1)
REQ_MON_GETLIST or (2) REQ_MON_GETLIST_1 requests, as
exploited in the wild in December 2013. (CVE-2013-5211)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?44687a51

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.13.6.0.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80714 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5211

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