OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ntp (OVMSA-2018-0290)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119823

Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- add disable monitor to default ntp.conf [CVE-2013-5211]

- fix buffer overflow in parsing of address in ntpq and ntpdc (CVE-2018-12327)

- fix CVE-2016-7429 patch to work correctly on multicast client (#1422973)

- fix buffer overflow in datum refclock driver (CVE-2017-6462)

- fix crash with invalid unpeer command (CVE-2017-6463)

- fix potential crash with invalid server command (CVE-2017-6464)

Solution

Update the affected ntp / ntpdate packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0a1122bd

http://www.nessus.org/u?26f22544

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119823

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0290.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 12/21/2018

Updated: 3/27/2020

Risk Information

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: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:ntp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:ntpdate, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/20/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/2/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5211, CVE-2016-7429, CVE-2017-6462, CVE-2017-6463, CVE-2017-6464, CVE-2018-12327

BID: 64692