OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ntp (OVMSA-2017-0038)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97058


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


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

- add disable monitor to default ntp.conf [CVE-2013-5211]

- don't limit rate of packets from sources (CVE-2016-7426)

- don't change interface from received packets (CVE-2016-7429)

- fix calculation of root distance again (CVE-2016-7433)

- require authentication for trap commands (CVE-2016-9310)

- fix crash when reporting peer event to trappers (CVE-2016-9311)


Update the affected ntp / ntpdate packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97058

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0038.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/08

Modified: 2017/04/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5211, CVE-2016-7426, CVE-2016-7429, CVE-2016-7433, CVE-2016-9310, CVE-2016-9311

BID: 64692

OSVDB: 101576, 147594, 147595, 147601, 147602, 147603