FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- ntpd mode 7 denial of service (48103b0a-ca3f-11df-aade-0050568f000c)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50331


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


If ntpd receives a mode 7 (MODE_PRIVATE) request or error response from a source address not listed in either a 'restrict ... noquery' or a 'restrict ... ignore' section it will log the even and send a mode 7 error response.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50331

File Name: freebsd_pkg_48103b0aca3f11dfaade0050568f000c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/10/26

Modified: 2016/08/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:FreeBSD, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/01/06

Reference Information

BID: 37255

OSVDB: 60847

FreeBSD: SA-10:02.ntpd