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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-12327: Security patch for ntp (ALAS-2018-1083)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-12327: Security patch for ntp (ALAS-2018-1083)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/20/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/20/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in ntpq and ntpdc of NTP version 4.2.8p11 allows an attacker to achieve code execution or escalate to higher privileges via a long string as the argument for an IPv4 or IPv6 command-line parameter. NOTE: It is unclear whether there are any common situations in which ntpq or ntpdc is used with a command line from an untrusted source.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ntp

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-ntp

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