OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ntp (OVMSA-2017-0165)

high Nessus Plugin ID 104204


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


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

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

- fix buffer overflow in datum refclock driver (CVE-2017-6462)

- fix crash with invalid unpeer command (CVE-2017-6463)

- fix potential crash with invalid server command (CVE-2017-6464)

- 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)

- don't allow spoofed packets to demobilize associations (CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2016-1547)

- don't allow spoofed packet to enable symmetric interleaved mode (CVE-2016-1548)

- check mode of new source in config command (CVE-2016-2518)

- make MAC check resilient against timing attack (CVE-2016-1550)


Update the affected ntp / ntpdate packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104204

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0165.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 10/27/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:ntp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:ntpdate, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/26/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/2/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5211, CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2016-1547, CVE-2016-1548, CVE-2016-1550, CVE-2016-2518, CVE-2016-7426, CVE-2016-7429, CVE-2016-7433, CVE-2016-9310, CVE-2016-9311, CVE-2017-6462, CVE-2017-6463, CVE-2017-6464

BID: 64692