GLSA-201402-28 : Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72755


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-28 (Chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chrony. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition by sending specially crafted packets.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Chrony users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/chrony-1.29'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72755

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201402-28.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/03/02

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:chrony, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4502, CVE-2012-4503

BID: 61700, 61703

OSVDB: 96064, 96065

GLSA: 201402-28