GLSA-201509-01 : NTP: Multiple vulnerablities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86132


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201509-01 (NTP: Multiple vulnerablities)

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

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86132

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201509-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/09/25

Modified: 2018/01/26

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


Base Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ntp, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1798, CVE-2015-1799, CVE-2015-5146

GLSA: 201509-01