GLSA-201607-15 : NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-15
(NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p8'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8