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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4953: Security patch for ntp (ALAS-2016-649)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-4953: Security patch for ntp (ALAS-2016-649)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/04/2016
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/19/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

ntpd in NTP 4.x before 4.2.8p8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ephemeral-association demobilization) by sending a spoofed crypto-NAK packet with incorrect authentication data at a certain time.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ntp

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ntp

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