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IBM AIX: ntp_advisory7 (CVE-2016-4954): Vulnerabilities in NTP affect AIX

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) July 04, 2016 November 30, 2017 December 01, 2017

Description

The process_packet function in ntp_proto.c in ntpd in NTP 4.x before 4.2.8p8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (peer-variable modification) by sending spoofed packets from many source IP addresses in a certain scenario, as demonstrated by triggering an incorrect leap indication.

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Solution

ibm-aix-ntp_advisory7

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