GLSA-201507-01 : chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84531


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-01 (chrony: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in chrony. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker can cause arbitrary remote code execution or Denial of service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All chrony users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/chrony-1.31.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84531

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201507-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/07/06

Modified: 2015/07/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:chrony, 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: 2015/07/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1821, CVE-2015-1822, CVE-2015-1853

BID: 73948, 73955, 73956

GLSA: 201507-01