RHEL 7 : ntp (RHSA-2020:1470)

High Nessus Plugin ID 143035

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1470 advisory.

- ntp: Stack-based buffer overflow in ntpq and ntpdc allows denial of service or code execution (CVE-2018-12327)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/121.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12327

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1470

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1593580

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143035

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1470.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/18

Updated: 2020/11/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12327

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: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.6::computenode, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.6::server, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.6::computenode, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.6::server, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:7.6::computenode, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:7.6::server, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.6::computenode, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.6::server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ntp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ntp-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ntp-perl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ntpdate, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:sntp

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/04/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12327

BID: 104517

RHSA: 2020:1470

CWE: 121