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Ubuntu: USN-3096-1 (CVE-2016-0727): NTP vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3096-1 (CVE-2016-0727): NTP vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/05/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/07/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The crontab script in the ntp package before 1:4.2.6.p3+dfsg-1ubuntu3.11 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, before 1:4.2.6.p5+dfsg-3ubuntu2.14.04.10 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, on Ubuntu Wily, and before 1:4.2.8p4+dfsg-3ubuntu5.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS allows local users with access to the ntp account to write to arbitrary files and consequently gain privileges via vectors involving statistics directory cleanup.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ntp

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