OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ntp (OVMSA-2016-0082)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91419

Synopsis

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

Description

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

- don't allow spoofed packets to demobilize associations (CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2016-1547)

- don't allow spoofed packet to enable symmetric interleaved mode (CVE-2016-1548)

- check mode of new source in config command (CVE-2016-2518)

- make MAC check resilient against timing attack (CVE-2016-1550)

- don't accept server/peer packets with zero origin timestamp (CVE-2015-8138)

- fix crash with reslist command (CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7978)

- fix crash with invalid logconfig command (CVE-2015-5194)

- fix crash when referencing disabled statistic type (CVE-2015-5195)

- don't hang in sntp with crafted reply (CVE-2015-5219)

- don't crash with crafted autokey packet (CVE-2015-7691, CVE-2015-7692, CVE-2015-7702)

- fix memory leak with autokey (CVE-2015-7701)

- don't allow setting driftfile and pidfile remotely (CVE-2015-7703)

- don't crash in ntpq with crafted packet (CVE-2015-7852)

- add option to set Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) (#1228314)

- extend rawstats log (#1242895)

- fix resetting of leap status (#1243034)

- report clock state changes related to leap seconds (#1242937)

- allow -4/-6 on restrict lines with mask (#1232146)

- retry joining multicast groups (#1288534)

- explain synchronised state in ntpstat man page (#1286969)

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

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

Solution

Update the affected ntp / ntpdate packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-May/000470.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-May/000469.html

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2015-04

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91419

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0082.nasl

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/01

Updated: 2018/07/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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: 2016/05/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5194, CVE-2015-5195, CVE-2015-5219, CVE-2015-5300, CVE-2015-7691, CVE-2015-7692, CVE-2015-7701, CVE-2015-7702, CVE-2015-7703, CVE-2015-7704, CVE-2015-7852, CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7978, CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2015-8138, CVE-2016-1547, CVE-2016-1548, CVE-2016-1550, CVE-2016-2518