OracleVM 3.3 : ntp (OVMSA-2014-0085)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80248


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- don't generate weak control key for resolver (CVE-2014-9293)

- don't generate weak MD5 keys in ntp-keygen (CVE-2014-9294)

- fix buffer overflows via specially-crafted packets (CVE-2014-9295)

- don't mobilize passive association when authentication fails (CVE-2014-9296)


Update the affected ntp / ntpdate packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80248

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2014-0085.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/26

Modified: 2017/02/14

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:oracle:vm:ntp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:ntpdate, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-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

OSVDB: 116066, 116067, 116068, 116069, 116070, 116074