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

High Nessus Plugin ID 107258


The remote NTP server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


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.


Upgrade to NTP version 4.2.8p11 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 107258

File Name: ntp_4_2_8p11.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2018/03/09

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 10884

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-7183

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2018/03/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/01

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