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

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

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/04/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2017
Modified
06/22/2020

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.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-aix-ntp_advisory7

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