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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-7851: NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-7851: NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
06/22/2020

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the save_config function in ntpd in ntp_control.c in NTP before 4.2.8p4, when used on systems that do not use '\' or '/' characters for directory separation such as OpenVMS, allows remote authenticated users to overwrite arbitrary files.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-ntp

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