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: $Revision: 2.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/10/27

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

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:F/RL:O/RC:X

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/26

Reference Information

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

OSVDB: 129309, 129315