AIX 6.1 TL 9 : ntp (IV68428)

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Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

CVE-2014-9293 If no authentication key is defined in the ntp.conf
file, a cryptographically-weak default key is generated.

CVE-2014-9294 ntp-keygen before 4.2.7p230 uses a non-cryptographic
random number generator with a weak seed to generate symmetric keys.

CVE-2014-9295 A remote unauthenticated attacker may craft
special packets that trigger buffer overflow.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ntp_advisory2.asc

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81273 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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