SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2020:2663 :
The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2663 advisory.
- ntp: DoS on client ntpd using server mode packet (CVE-2020-11868)
- ntp: ntpd using highly predictable transmit timestamps could result in time change or DoS (CVE-2020-13817)
Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpdate the affected ntp packages.