GLSA-201412-34 : NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 80239
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-34 (NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NTP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, and obtain sensitive information that could assist in other attacks.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8'