GLSA-201412-34 : NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 80239


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


The 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.
Impact :

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.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80239

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-34.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/26

Modified: 2015/11/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ntp, 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: 2014/12/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9293, CVE-2014-9294, CVE-2014-9295, CVE-2014-9296

BID: 71757, 71758, 71761, 71762

GLSA: 201412-34