AIX 6.1 TL 9 : ntp (IV91803) (deprecated)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97131

Synopsis

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description

NTPv3 and NTPv4 are vulnerable to :

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-7427 NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in broadcast mode replay prevention functionality. By sending specially crafted NTP packets, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service. NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in broadcast mode poll interval enforcement functionality. By sending specially crafted NTP packets, a remote attacker from within the local network could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service. NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the control mode (mode 6) functionality. By sending specially crafted control mode packets, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information and cause the application to crash. NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference when trap service has been enabled. By sending specially crafted packets, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.

This plugin has been deprecated to better accommodate iFix supersedence with replacement plugin aix_ntp_v3_advisory8.nasl (plugin id 102129).

Solution

n/a

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ntp_advisory8.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97131

File Name: aix_IV91803.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/02/14

Modified: 2017/08/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.1

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7427, CVE-2016-7428, CVE-2016-9310, CVE-2016-9311