FreeBSD : ntp -- multiple vulnerabilities (ebd84c96-dd7e-11e4-854e-3c970e169bc2)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82631


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description reports :

- [Sec 2779] ntpd accepts unauthenticated packets with symmetric key crypto.

- [Sec 2781] Authentication doesn't protect symmetric associations against DoS attacks.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82631

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ebd84c96dd7e11e4854e3c970e169bc2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/04/08

Modified: 2016/08/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ntp, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ntp-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1798, CVE-2015-1799

FreeBSD: SA-15:07.ntp