FreeBSD : ntp -- denial of service vulnerability (4eae4f46-b5ce-11e5-8a2b-d050996490d0)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87790


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


Network Time Foundation reports :

NTF's NTP Project has been notified of the following 1 medium-severity vulnerability that is fixed in ntp-4.2.8p5, released on Thursday, 7 January 2016 :

NtpBug2956: Small-step/Big-step CVE-2015-5300


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87790

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4eae4f46b5ce11e58a2bd050996490d0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/08

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2016/01/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5300

FreeBSD: SA-16:02.ntp