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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-6301: BusyBox: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-6301: BusyBox: Denial of service

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/09/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

The recv_and_process_client_pkt function in networking/ntpd.c in busybox allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and bandwidth consumption) via a forged NTP packet, which triggers a communication loop.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-busybox

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