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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-6451: Security patch for ntp (ALAS-2017-816)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-6451: Security patch for ntp (ALAS-2017-816)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/27/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/20/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

The mx4200_send function in the legacy MX4200 refclock in NTP before 4.2.8p10 and 4.3.x before 4.3.94 does not properly handle the return value of the snprintf function, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, which trigger an out-of-bounds memory write.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ntp

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ntp

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