AIX 6.1 TL 8 : ntp (IV58068)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76078

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

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.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ntp_advisory.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76078

File Name: aix_IV58068.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/17

Modified: 2015/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5211