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

High 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: High

ID: 119823

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2018-0290.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2018/12/21

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

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: 2018/12/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/02

Reference Information

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

BID: 64692