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SUSE: CVE-2017-6451: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

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SUSE: CVE-2017-6451: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/27/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/19/2017
Modified
06/20/2021

Description

The mx4200_send function in the legacy MX4200 refclock in NTP before 4.2.8p10 and 4.3.x before 4.3.94 does not properly handle the return value of the snprintf function, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, which trigger an out-of-bounds memory write.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-ntp
  • suse-upgrade-ntp-doc

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