Network Time Protocol Daemon (ntpd) 4.x < 4.2.8p11 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 107258

Synopsis

The remote NTP server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of the remote NTP server is 4.x prior to 4.2.8p11. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, which allow denial of service attacks, information disclosure and possibly, remote code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to NTP version 4.2.8p11 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?eda86736

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 107258

File Name: ntp_4_2_8p11.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 3/9/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-7183

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ntp:ntp

Required KB Items: NTP/Running, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/1/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/1/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1549, CVE-2018-7170, CVE-2018-7182, CVE-2018-7183, CVE-2018-7184, CVE-2018-7185

BID: 88200, 103191, 103192, 103194, 103339