AIX 5.3 TL 12 : ntp (IV59636)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76080
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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: 76080

File Name: aix_IV59636.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 6/17/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

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:5.3

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