Network Time Protocol (NTP) Mode 6 Scanner

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


Synopsis :

The remote NTP server responds to mode 6 queries.

Description :

The remote NTP server responds to mode 6 queries. Devices that respond
to these queries have the potential to be used in NTP amplification
attacks. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could potentially exploit
this, via a specially crafted mode 6 query, to cause a reflected
denial of service condition.

See also :

https://ntpscan.shadowserver.org

Solution :

Restrict NTP mode 6 queries.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 97861 ()

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