GLSA-201607-15 : NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 92485

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-15 (NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NTP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All NTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/ntp-4.2.8_p8'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-15

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92485

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201607-15.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Published: 2016/07/21

Updated: 2019/04/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ntp, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7691, CVE-2015-7692, CVE-2015-7701, CVE-2015-7702, CVE-2015-7703, CVE-2015-7704, CVE-2015-7705, CVE-2015-7848, CVE-2015-7849, CVE-2015-7850, CVE-2015-7851, CVE-2015-7852, CVE-2015-7853, CVE-2015-7854, CVE-2015-7855, CVE-2015-7871, CVE-2015-7973, CVE-2015-7974, CVE-2015-7975, CVE-2015-7976, CVE-2015-7977, CVE-2015-7978, CVE-2015-7979, CVE-2015-8138, CVE-2015-8139, CVE-2015-8140, CVE-2015-8158, CVE-2016-1547, CVE-2016-1548, CVE-2016-1549, CVE-2016-1550, CVE-2016-1551, CVE-2016-2516, CVE-2016-2517, CVE-2016-2518, CVE-2016-2519, CVE-2016-4953, CVE-2016-4954, CVE-2016-4955, CVE-2016-4956, CVE-2016-4957

GLSA: 201607-15

TRA: TRA-2015-04