AIX 7.1 TL 3 : ntp (IV56324)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76076
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The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


The monlist feature in ntpd in NTP allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (traffic amplification) via forged (1) REQ_MON_GETLIST or (2) REQ_MON_GETLIST_1 requests.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76076

File Name: aix_IV56324.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 6/17/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:7.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 6/12/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/12/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5211