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F5 Networks: K43205719 (CVE-2016-1550): NTP input validation vulnerability CVE-2016-1550

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F5 Networks: K43205719 (CVE-2016-1550): NTP input validation vulnerability CVE-2016-1550

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/25/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
01/31/2018

Description

An exploitable vulnerability exists in the message authentication functionality of libntp in ntp 4.2.8p4 and NTPSec a5fb34b9cc89b92a8fef2f459004865c93bb7f92. An attacker can send a series of crafted messages to attempt to recover the message digest key.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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