Scientific Linux Security Update : ntp on SL7.x x86_64 (20180410)

high Nessus Plugin ID 109453

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- ntp: Authenticated DoS via Malicious Config Option (CVE-2017-6463)

- ntp: Denial of Service via Malformed Config (CVE-2017-6464)

- ntp: Buffer Overflow in DPTS Clock (CVE-2017-6462)

Additional Changes :

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7aab54b4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109453

File Name: sl_20180410_ntp_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/1/2018

Updated: 2/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ntp, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ntp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ntp-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ntp-perl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:ntpdate, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:sntp, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/10/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/27/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6462, CVE-2017-6463, CVE-2017-6464