Fedora 23 : ntp-4.2.6p5-36.fc23 (2016-8bb1932088)

high Nessus Plugin ID 89577
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security fix for CVE-2015-7974, CVE-2015-8138, CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7978, CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2015-8158

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected ntp package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1297471

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1299442

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1300269

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1300270

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1300271

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1300273

http://www.nessus.org/u?b6201181

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89577

File Name: fedora_2016-8bb1932088.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:fedoraproject:fedora:ntp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/30/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7974, CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7978, CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2015-8138, CVE-2015-8158