openSUSE Security Update : ntp (openSUSE-2018-1275)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118445

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

NTP was updated to 4.2.8p12 (bsc#1111853) :

- CVE-2018-12327: Fixed stack-based buffer overflow in the openhost() command-line call of NTPQ/NTPDC.
(bsc#1098531)

- CVE-2018-7170: Add further tweaks to improve the fix for the ephemeral association time spoofing additional protection (bsc#1083424)

Please also see https://www.nwtime.org/network-time-foundation-publishes-ntp-4-2-8p12/ for more information.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected ntp packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1083424

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1098531

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1111853

https://www.nwtime.org/network-time-foundation-publishes-ntp-4-2-8p12/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118445

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1275.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/26

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ntp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ntp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ntp-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12327, CVE-2018-7170