Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : ntp (cve_2013_5211_input_validation)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80714
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Synopsis

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.

Description

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

- The monlist feature in ntp_request.c in ntpd in NTP before 4.2.7p26 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (traffic amplification) via forged (1) REQ_MON_GETLIST or (2) REQ_MON_GETLIST_1 requests, as exploited in the wild in December 2013. (CVE-2013-5211)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.13.6.0.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a913f44

http://www.nessus.org/u?71f18057

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80714

File Name: solaris11_ntp_20140417.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/19/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

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:oracle:solaris:11.1, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:ntp

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5211