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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118445

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118445

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1275.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/26/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:15.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ntp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ntp-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:opensuse:ntp-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/25/2018

Reference Information

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