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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1549: NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-1549: NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

A malicious authenticated peer can create arbitrarily-many ephemeral associations in order to win the clock selection algorithm in ntpd in NTP 4.2.8p4 and earlier and NTPsec 3e160db8dc248a0bcb053b56a80167dc742d2b74 and a5fb34b9cc89b92a8fef2f459004865c93bb7f92 and modify a victim's clock.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-ntp

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