OracleVM 3.3 : ntp (OVMSA-2015-0140)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86613


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


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

- check origin timestamp before accepting KoD RATE packet (CVE-2015-7704)

- allow only one step larger than panic threshold with -g (CVE-2015-5300)


Update the affected ntp / ntpdate packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86613

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2015-0140.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Published: 2015/10/27

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:ntp, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:ntpdate, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5300, CVE-2015-7704