F5 Networks BIG-IP : NTP vulnerabilities (K06288381)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96054
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
ntpd in NTP before 4.2.8p6 and 4.3.x before 4.3.90 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a ntpdc reslist command.
CVE-2015-7978 NTP before 4.2.8p6 and 4.3.0 before 4.3.90 allows a remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack exhaustion) via an ntpdc relist command, which triggers recursive traversal of the restriction list.
A remote attacker may exploit this flaw to crash the ntpd process.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K06288381.