OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ntp (OVMSA-2017-0038)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

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

- add disable monitor to default ntp.conf [CVE-2013-5211]

- don't limit rate of packets from sources (CVE-2016-7426)

- don't change interface from received packets
(CVE-2016-7429)

- fix calculation of root distance again (CVE-2016-7433)

- require authentication for trap commands (CVE-2016-9310)

- fix crash when reporting peer event to trappers
(CVE-2016-9311)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?798cb9e7
http://www.nessus.org/u?3c07bfe5

Solution :

Update the affected ntp / ntpdate packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97058 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64692

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5211
CVE-2016-7426
CVE-2016-7429
CVE-2016-7433
CVE-2016-9310
CVE-2016-9311

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