GLSA-201509-01 : NTP: Multiple vulnerablities

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201509-01
(NTP: Multiple vulnerablities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201509-01

Solution :

All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86132 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1798
CVE-2015-1799
CVE-2015-5146

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