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USN-2497-1: NTP vulnerabilities

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USN-2497-1: NTP vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/09/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Stephen Roettger, Sebastian Krahmer, and Harlan Stenn discovered that NTPincorrectly handled the length value in extension fields. A remote attackercould use this issue to possibly obtain leaked information, or cause theNTP daemon to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-9297) Stephen Roettger discovered that NTP incorrectly handled ACLs based oncertain IPv6 addresses. (CVE-2014-9298) The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version: To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. CVE-2014-9297, CVE-2014-9298

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ntp

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