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IBM AIX: ntp_advisory4 (CVE-2015-7855): Network Time Protocol (NTP) vulnerability in AIX

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IBM AIX: ntp_advisory4 (CVE-2015-7855): Network Time Protocol (NTP) vulnerability in AIX

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2017
Modified
12/01/2017

Description

The decodenetnum function in ntpd in NTP 4.2.x before 4.2.8p4, and 4.3.x before 4.3.77 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure) via a 6 or mode 7 packet containing a long data value.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-aix-ntp_advisory4

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