AIX 6.1 TL 8 : ntp (IV68426)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81271


The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.


CVE-2014-9293 If no authentication key is defined in the ntp.conf file, a cryptographically-weak default key is generated.

CVE-2014-9294 ntp-keygen before 4.2.7p230 uses a non-cryptographic random number generator with a weak seed to generate symmetric keys.

CVE-2014-9295 A remote unauthenticated attacker may craft special packets that trigger buffer overflow.


Install the appropriate interim fix.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81271

File Name: aix_IV68426.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/02/11

Modified: 2015/11/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/10

Reference Information

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